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Veterinarians take posts on Capitol Hill

Three veterinarians will join the ranks on Capitol Hill, and will take up posts in the offices of senators from Illinois and Minnesota, and a representative from Nebraska.

by DogTime
November 14th, 2014

Top 8 dog parks in America

Seven states, eight parks; DogTime takes a look at the best public places to take your dog; each locale is unique, and includes obstacles, water, and more.

by DogTime
July 8th, 2014

Dog finds new home with firefighter who saved him

After rescuing a yellow Lab from a burning home and resuscitating him, Swansea Fire Chief John McGuire later adopted the dog when his owners surrendered the animal.

by DogTime Staff
September 24th, 2013

Retired Military Working Dog passes away

Golden Retriever Freddie was more than just man’s best friend — he was a hero, especially to veteran Ryan Anderson of Galva, Ill.Anderson, who worked as a Military Working Dog (MWD) handler, first met Freddie back in 2009 while the two were serving in Afghanistan.Though Freddie started off as a show dog in his native […]

by DogTime Staff
May 30th, 2013

Photo of service dog at college graduation goes viral

Many students received their well-deserved diplomas at the University of Illinois commencement this spring, but a Labrador Retriever named Hero was certainly the vale-dog-torian at the U of I College of Applied Health Sciences graduation ceremony last Saturday.Orland Park, Illinois native Bridget Evans lives with a condition called Spina bifida and uses a wheelchair to […]

by DogTime Staff
May 16th, 2013
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