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.
Five key things to do to keep your service or companion dog healthy during the summer months.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, here is the story of a K-9 combat hero who was not your typical “war dog.” His name was Smoky; he may be the first therapy dog as well as a combat hero who saved the life of the soldier who found him.
Disasters often bring out exceptional response — and none may be more valued than the dogs who come to help find victims, and in this case, to also comfort them.
Did you see the movie, Up? Dug the dog character in Up, embodies the ideal temperament and qualities of a service or therapy dog.
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