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September is National Service Dog Month

They provide companionship, inspire confidence, and live to serve, protect, and assist their handlers. Guide dogs, seeing eye dogs, service pets, and assistance animals are helping their humans perform tasks, accomplish lifelong goals, embark on adventures, overcome debilitating mental illnesses, and safeguard military bases across the country and around the world.That’s why it is so […]

by DogTime staff
September 3rd, 2013

Vegetarian guide dog is allergic to meat

Unlike most dogs, you won’t catch Irwin chowing down on a nice, juicy steak anytime soon.In fact, due to severe allergies to beef, pork, and chicken, the loyal British guide dog is strictly vegetarian.Seventeen-year-old Liam White, Irwin’s owner, received the Labrador Retriever-Golden Retriever mix from the United Kingdom’s Guide Dogs for the Blind Association a […]

by dogtime
June 11th, 2012
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