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A Service Dog’s Purpose

The book and film “A Dog’s Purpose” leads one of our contributors to ask (and answer): “What is a Service Dog’s Purpose?”

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Service Dogs in Action

Watch a service dog in action. A 2nd video shows the impact of one child with autism when he gets a service dog named Gus.

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Pet Sitter For Hire

Pit Sitters are becoming more popular. But, oh boy, do they have stories to tell! Included is a recommendation for our favorite local pet sitter.

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2017 Calendar

Dog Holiday Calendar

A look at the special, fun and awareness days for dogs throughout the year.

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Happy New Year ~ 2017

My Magic Dog wishes all our furry friends and loyal followers a very Happy New Year 2017!

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Happy Thanksgiving

Things That Make Dogs Thankful

This Thanksgiving, we give thanks for our pet dogs and service dogs. A special turkey recipe to treat them is included.

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“Hark! Who goes there?”

Many hearing dogs have used their exceptional ability to save the lives of their deaf human partners. Our regular “Fido” friends have often done the same. Here are a few stories of these heroic canines.

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Book Review: Therapy Dogs And The Stories They Tell

The use of animals, particularly dogs, to help people through crisis, has been well documented. Less known, however, are therapists whose certified pets assist during the counseling session. This wise book documents numerous therapeutic sessions with the help of a trio of Brussels Griffons.

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Canine Fitness Explained via Clever Infographic

Service dogs, like humans and their canine pets, are exploding. And we don’t just mean in numbers. Here’s how to help your dog stay fit.

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Vapor Wake Detection Dog

Can a working dog save us from terrorist attacks?

There is a new type of working dog, trained specifically to combat the explosives used by terrorists. Unlike bomb dogs, which focus on a stationary object, the “anti-terrorist” trained dog can follow the vapor from explosives, which lingers in the air and on the terrorists’ clothes or body.

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