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Help for Grieving Dogs

People often grieve deeply when they lose their dog. But the opposite may be no less true. Here are some signs of a grieving dog and ways to help.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A photographic tribute to our love for dogs. Happy Valentine’s Day!

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What Zodiac signs tell us about your dog

Consider these astrological signs to explain your service dog or pet dog’s personality.

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A Service Dog Named “Blue” and Owner Gets Hired

When a man with a brain injury and a service dog couldn’t find a job, Lowe’s of Canada, stepped in.

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Why a Dog Sticks His Head Out The Window

Driving down the road, you glance at another car going by and the bright jacket of a service dog catches your eye. A fuzzy head is hanging out the rear window, snout turned into the free-flowing breeze, fur blowing fiercely as the car speeds off.

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Stand By Me: A dog and his trapped friend

The story of a dog who stood guard over her trapped friend for almost a week has captured the attention of dog lovers everywhere. Read this touching account of Tillie, a setter-mix, as she watched over Phoebe, a basset hound trapped in a cistern on a rural island.

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If . . .

If . . .

IF, a wonderful poem by Rudyard Kipling, was a standard for many of us who learned it in school. But what if it had been written by a dog? Our service dog accepts the challenge.

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Spoiler Alert! For those who baby their dogs.

You’ve seen them – whether it’s an adorable Papillon (the kind whose ears look like butterfly wings) or sturdy service dogs—they’re dressed up like ballerinas on their way to a rehearsal of Sleeping Beauty, carried in posh Louis Vuitton bags, or spoken to while they lie at the feet of Madame who’s feeding bits of […]

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Sizing up the dogs

Many dog lovers claim to love all canine types and sizes, and in a world where the tiniest breeds average only 5 pounds to those weighing over 150, this is a remarkable range of taste. Nevertheless, it does seem as if Americans prefer larger dogs.  Perhaps it is our culture (“bigger is better”?) or perhaps […]

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Etiquette with Service Dogs

The other day I was in line to pay at an office supplies store with my service dog sitting quietly by my side. Then, quite suddenly, I felt the leash stiffen. My dog suddenly stood up and twisted his head to look behind him. I did the same and discovered that the man waiting behind […]

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