10 Service Dogs Helping Veterans [VIDEO]
November 11th is Veterans Day. Here are ten stories of how service dogs have helped changed the lives of veterans suffering from PTSD.
Non-Profit Matches Veterans With Therapy Dogs For Life Changing Support
K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service dogs to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of their military service (post 9/11).
9 Of The Most Helpful, Hardest Working Dogs In 2016 For Labor Day
There are so many dogs that help us throughout the year, from service & comfort dogs to K9s and more. Here are 9 of the best, most heartwarming stories of working pups from 2016 for Labor Day!
Happy Labor Day: 8 Dogs With The Most Unique Jobs Of 2016
You've probably heard of "working like a dog." These pups take their work seriously at some of the most fun, interesting, and unique jobs we've seen in the past year!
Organization Provides Free Eye Exams To Service Animals Every May
More than 250 veterinary ophthalmologists from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada will be donating their time and services to help make this wonderful event a rousing success.
10 Stories About Dogs That Will Warm Your Heart
These stories of service dogs, incredible rescues, and amazing pups that go above and beyond will warm your heart and make you feel good.
Virginia Tech’s Puppy University Helps Train Future Service Dogs
Three puppies have just completed their first semester of training at Puppy University, a program at Virginia Tech that prepares pups to become service dogs.
Bathroom For Service Dogs Opens In Chicago Airport
Chicago O'Hare International Airport opened a bathroom for service dogs so owners don't have to exit the airport and go through security again.
Support Working Military Dogs By Sending K9 Care Packages
Today there are as many as 3000 dogs guarding and protecting our military personnel, working with them as partners, and serving with courage and loyalty...
Fake Service Dogs: A Shame…And A Crime
Editorial: Falsely claiming your pet dog is a service dog is a crime; regardless of what one's motives are; plus, it hurts people who legitimately rely on such animals.
Dogs With Jobs: K9 Comfort Dogs
Two-legged therapists with years of training and experience don't underestimate the impact of comfort dogs on people who have been through intense trauma.
Meet Cali, the first cortisol-sniffing dog on staff at school
A Rhodesian Ridgeback dog named Cali helps students at a New Jersey elementary school by smelling for high cortisone levels — which can mean high stress.
New PTSD service and emotional support dog study underway
A new study by the Department of veterans Affairs is underway to examine the potential benefits of emotional support or service dogs on vets suffering from PTSD.
Service dogs denied access to stores
Americans with disabilities denied: Three recent examples of humans who were denied entry to, or asked to leave, stores because they’re accompanied by a service dog.
Dogs comfort Boston as Marathon kicks off Monday morning
From comfort to care, dogs are providing survivors of last year’s Boston Marathon Bombings with the love and support they need to heal as this year’s race begins.
Celebrate service dogs and the veterans they assist this Veterans Day
Today, November 11, is Veterans Day; learn more about service dogs and how they help our physically and psychologically wounded warriors in everyday life.
Scammers use fake “service dog” IDs to play the system
People who use service and therapy dogs need assistance with day-to-day living; however, a disturbing trend is emerging of able-bodied humans selfishly abusing the system.
Department of Veterans Affairs suspends service dog program
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that, per a new policy, they would be suspending a program that provides reimbursements to military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who have been prescribed service dogs to help treat their condition. This policy is set to go into effect Friday, October 5. Steve Dale reports that […]