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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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Warm Weather Means Tis The Season to Deal With Shedding

Five key things to do to keep your service or companion dog healthy during the summer months.

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When Your Service Dog is Refused Entry

What would you do if you have a qualified service dog, but someone prevents you from entering his or her business? A quick review of the regulations is included in this post.

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Service Dogs Teach Children to Read

Did you know that a service dog can help teach a child to read, and sometimes do a far better job than any specialized tutor or teacher ever could? If you’re thinking, “How can a dog teach my child to read?” Read on, as the latest research confirms this remarkable process.

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Book Review for Valentine’s Day: Fixing Freddie

It’s Valentine’s Day, an opportunity to remind those you love (both human and four-footers) how much they mean to you. But how about a special valentine for yourself? We love books about dogs and this one, Fixing Freddie, is one we think many dog lovers will enjoy. It’s about a woman trying to get her […]

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A Dog’s New Year’s Resolutions

Our service dog, Morgan, considers his resolutions for the New Year — and from the MyMagicDog team, a Happy New Year to all our friends, followers and dog lovers everywhere!

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Harness the Ability to Talk to Your Dog

Wouldn’t it be interesting to know what our dogs are actually thinking or feeling when we talk to them? A device that would provide that information might seem far-fetched or the stuff of science fiction, but a new “dog-translator” invention is bringing that possibility closer than ever.

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Reversal of Fortune: An Extraordinary Story of a Guide Dog

In an extraordinary reversal, a young British blind woman with a seeing eye dog, has an operation that partially restores much of her vision. Then, her guide dog loses her vision and the young woman becomes her “seeing eye” guide.

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Can you hear me now?

As our population ages, hearing dogs trained to aid the deaf, could also become a critical asset for thousands of people who have seriously diminished hearing.

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Support for Bereaved Pet Owners

The loss of a friend’s beloved dog conjures memories of Dr. B’s last service dog. It is a sadness many of us have gone through or will, since the joy of having any dog necessarily includes the reality that their lives are not as long as ours. Included in this post are some resources to […]

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