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How to Make Your Dog an Emotional Support Dog

Your dog offers you comfort and support any time you have an emotional need or crisis. You have often felt like you would be...

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...

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....

Do Dogs Help Anxiety and How?

You may have been feeling down or even have been feeling some anxiety and notice that these emotions are alleviated when your dog is...

TOP #28: The Healing Power of Dogs

In this podcast episode, I spoke with Mark Winik, author of "The Dog Healers", about his personal journey and his experience with the healing power of dogs.

25 Best Therapy Dog Breeds List

Therapy dogs have really burst onto the scene in the last few years. Traditionally, people would mainly see therapy dogs assisting the blind, but there...

Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

A behavioral scientist working with therapy dogs suggests that canines may help children with autism better complete their tasks. Alexandra Protopopova is a behavioral...

Science on Therapy Dogs for Depression: Fact or Fiction?

For years, therapy dogs have been employed as assistants to physically disabled individuals. More recently, the use of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been expanded...

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...

Families of Orlando Shooting Victims Got A Big Surprise

With yet another terrorist attack making news, people are desperately seeking some TLC, especially those folks in Orlando. After the Pulse nightclub was brutally victimized...

Cheeto May Be a Tiny Dog But She Delivers Big Smiles

Cheeto the eight pound Yorkshire Terrier may be just what the doctor ordered for the young patients at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. For...

“Battle Buddies” Help Veterans With PTSD

Thanks to Battle Buddies, a nonprofit organization based out of Battle Ground, Washington, veterans of war are now getting a powerful aid in helping...

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Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

Doga 101: Benefits and Precautions of Doing Yoga With Dogs

Have you ever heard of Doga? It's yoga... with dogs! If you haven't heard of this before (where have you been?!) I guarantee this article will...

13 Helpful Tips for Rescuing a Dog from a Shelter

Adopting a dog from a shelter is not as simple as you might think. A lot of things could easily go wrong in the process,...

Veterinarian’s Guide on Flea Collars for Dogs

Fleas have been a nuisance to dogs and their human companions for a millennia. In the last 50 years, flea control has become much...

Anise and Catnip for Dogs: What You Need to Know

Even dog owners are familiar with the concept of catnip. This herb affect cats the way some drugs affect humans. It's a great tool...