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Adopting Emotional Support Dog: How to Do It Correctly

Not everyone really understands what an emotional support dog is. Many are aware that emotional support dogs exist, but they can’t really differentiate between...

TOP #45: How a Service Dog Saves My Life Everyday

Marty Harris is a woman with an untreatable heart condition and a service dog named Adele who transformed her life. An award-winning documentary "Adele and Everything After" was made about the two of them. Marty is here to tell us her fascinating and inspiring story.

Seeing Eye Dog Adoption: Everything You Must Know First

Seeing eye dogs are the elite of the canine world - bred and trained to give independence to the blind and visually impaired. While many...

5 Things to Remember Before Getting a Service Dog

Have you been considering life with a service dog? There are things to consider when deciding if a service dog is right for you...

After Failing Careers 3 Times, Dog Finally Finds Purpose Helping People

A dog trained 3 times over for service duties failed at every attempt, until he paved his own way to the role of a...

Dog Who Saved Soldiers’ Lives from the Taliban Gets Military’s Highest...

A British Special Forces dog is being awarded the highest honor possible after heroically saving lives and protecting soldiers from Taliban attack. Mali, an...

Herding Dog Survives Wildfires After Refusing to Leave Goats Behind

A brave goat-herding dog named Odin stuck by the livestock he guarded and managed to survive the California wildfires. On October 9th, Roland Tembo...

Caring Dogs Comfort Las Vegas After the Shooting Tragedy

A group of trained therapy dogs traveled to Las Vegas last week to comfort Las Vegas residents after the deadly shooting that occurred there....

Meet Frida – The Dog Rescuing Humans After Mexico’s Earthquake

A yellow lab is saving lives in Mexico, helping recover people the human rescuers can’t get to after a devastating earthquake. The world is...

There’s a New Tool to Help You Choose the Best Guide...

A young dog’s likelihood of becoming a successful service dog can now be more accurately predicted by using a newly developed tool. Have you...

Bodies of 4 Young Men Finally Found Thanks to Cadaver Dogs

The bodies of 4 missing men have been located after the biggest manhunt in recent history, thanks to cadaver dogs. Since the disappearance of...

Funeral Homes Using Therapy Dogs to Help the Mourning

Therapy dogs are now being used in Massachusetts funeral homes to comfort people struggling with their loss. Rob Dwyer is a funeral home director...

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Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

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Showing dogs can be a great way to develop a bond between you are your canine companion, and get involved into a very active...

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Bringing home your dog is the start of your relationship together. There's bound to be some bumps in the road for new dog owners,...

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look for large dogs that they say is a “real dog” (looking at you, bully breeds), others may just want a...

9 Tips for Introducing a New Dog When You Already Have...

If you want to make the introduction of a new dog to your existing pets go as smoothly as possible, certain precautionary measures must...

8 Safety Tips for Going Boating With Your Dog

One of the exciting activities you likely haven't tried yet but should do with your dog this spring or upcoming summer is to go...

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I've never met a dog owner that enjoys bathing their canine companion. It's time-consuming and can be quite a hassle. Between trying to wash...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...