Dogs with Jobs
The best farm dogs do more than watch sheep. Pastoral dogs excel at herding, guarding, ratting, as well as providing companionship.
The list of types of service dogs is constantly growing — as is the diversity of service dog breeds that help people.
Turns out that the presidents’ dogs have had some pretty cool names (Checkers and Sweet Lips, anyone?). Let’s look at some in honor of Presidents’ Day.
Let’s talk about who a service dog is and what it takes to make the grade.
Don’t know the difference between the different types of working dogs? Here’s a primer.
The Parson Russell Terrier and Jack Russell Terrier may be taller, but this breed excels at Earthdog trials.
The Gordon Setter is one of the largest and rarest setters; he got his name in the 1700s by being the favored setter at Gordon Castle.
The Boxer, who was nearly euthanized for being deaf, is a natural at comforting kids during depositions and trials.
An Adventist Medical Center employee who is paid enough to know better violated the ADA in a spectacular fashion, according to a lawsuit.
During a USO stop in Iraq, I ran into a vet school classmate who introduced me to the brave soldiers and dogs who would inspire my “Tucker Wayne” series of novels.
The rescue dog lives with the band and helps with publicity via Facebook and Instagram.
We chat with founder Lori Stevens about how service dogs can help disabled vets get their independence back.
David Bond’s dream was to see his Lab become a therapy dog. He got his wish in a way that will break your heart.
Policeman Marcus “Monty” Montgomery hugged a puppy, and the pair became Internet famous. Now he and Kylo use their celebrity to raise money and awareness.
After police arrived, the Hana Steakhouse manager did something equally stupid: He offered to seat them in a separate room.
Aiden Doane and Jesse Emilo created Rex Specs when their dogs developed eye problems from outdoor activity — now, their goggles are catching on.
The schools have halted this important dual training, leaving Jae Spalding and others like them without guides.
Armed with an ancient computer, Frank gives life advice to other dogs — and it often involves farting.
Mary Steiner is physically disabled, but her dogs — her kids — bring her life happiness, meaning, and security.
Kayla the Boxer visits nursing homes, hospitals, libraries, and schools, bringing smiles to all who see her.
Learn more about this brave K9 veteran and his partner, Navy SEAL Trevor Maroshek, in “Seal Dog” on the Smithsonian Channel.
According to a new report, up to 17,000 dogs are killed every year in the Australian dog-racing industry, but let’s not forget that the cruel sport is still legal in the U.S.
Since 2011, the Arizona nonprofit has placed more than 90 service and therapy dogs with veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injury.
The anti-bullying advocate who teaches kids to be kind is now spreading the word in the film “Marshall’s Miracle.”
Major Diggs Brown: “I said it’s my service dog, and she said, ‘I don’t care, you need to leave, we don’t have dogs in the restaurant.'”
I should call my business Wendy & Son Dog Sitting, because Riggins takes care of our pups as much as I do.
Among the dogs honored are Max, a parachuting trooper, and Knobby, the official mascot of an 83-foot rescue cutter.
This New Jersey police dog holds the K-9 record for most apprehensions: 67. He also builds trust within the community.
The Goldendoodle serves as the “comfort companion” for Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services, providing those who have lost loved ones with canine grief therapy.
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