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Smoky Mountain Service Dog Sadie in training
05 Sep
2:09

Smoky Mountain Service Dog Sadie in training

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How to adopt service dogs that failed government training by being ‘too nice’
04 Sep
1:59

How to adopt service dogs that failed government training by being ‘too nice’

There is something simultaneously adorable and heart-breaking about a service dog who fails training.  While many service dogs do graduate and go onto have successful careers, there are a number of reasons they can be dropped from their programmes, including nervousness, lack of drive and a personality that does not […]

Soldiers and Dogs pairs service animals with veterans
03 Sep
1:57

Soldiers and Dogs pairs service animals with veterans

ASSUMPTION — Gary Shuck sat, shaking one of his legs as if he was feeling nervousness or anger. Lieutenant Dan, a 13-month-old Australian shepherd, knew what to do. The dog, nicknamed LT, went up to Shuck and pulled at a pant leg with his mouth. “Good boy,” Shuck told the dog. Shuck, […]

Family hopes to get service dog for Elkhart teen
02 Sep
1:55

Family hopes to get service dog for Elkhart teen

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (WNDU) – “Having a dog would just give him more encouragement, give him confidence that he needs and especially the part about him having seizures, being able to lead him to safety,” therapist Sam Resendez says. Sam Resendez has been Eddie Gonzalez’ therapist for […]

Madison service dog company ‘bamboozled’ Virginia Tech student, judge says
01 Sep
1:45

Madison service dog company ‘bamboozled’ Virginia Tech student, judge says

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Madison County service dog company took advantage of a Virginia Tech student who volunteered to raise one of its puppies, and it must pay her expenses for dog food, vet bills — and legal defense, a Montgomery County judge ruled Wednesday. But Tech junior Brianna Burch doesn’t get […]

Exclusive clip: Watch adorable puppies get named in service-dog doc ‘Pick of the Litter’
31 Aug
1:36

Exclusive clip: Watch adorable puppies get named in service-dog doc ‘Pick of the Litter’

CLOSE A sneak peek at a documentary following five puppies on their journey to becoming guide dogs for the blind. Taylor Goebel, tgoebel@delmarvanow.com Need your daily dose of cuteness?  Then check out this exclusive clip from new documentary “Pick of the Litter” (in theaters Friday in New York and Los Angeles, […]

Adopt a Service Dog Who Didn’t Quite Make It Through Training
30 Aug
1:36

Adopt a Service Dog Who Didn’t Quite Make It Through Training

The Internet loves a viral story about a dog who didn’t make it through government or police training programs, because it means the dog refused to become a total narc. This actually isn’t a rare problem; lots of dogs aren’t suited to service. They still need homes. According to Insider, […]

Poppy the service dog connects with autistic boy
29 Aug
1:30

Poppy the service dog connects with autistic boy

By Shawn P. Sullivanyorkweekly@seacoastonline.com YORK From another room, Christa Silva stared at the image on the monitor of her son, Jackson, sleeping in his bed alongside the familys new dog, an English lab named Poppy. This is the first night we had this dog, she said, explaining why she […]

Sonoma Co. girl attends 1st fair thanks to service dog trained by inmates
28 Aug
1:17

Sonoma Co. girl attends 1st fair thanks to service dog trained by inmates

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) – A little girl is thankful for her new freedom thanks to a service dog trained by inmates at the North County Detention Facility.  According to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Beth Wyatt says her daughter Evelyn has begged her to go to the fair for […]

Excitement at graduation in Dallas for service dogs after 2-year rigorous training
27 Aug
1:16

Excitement at graduation in Dallas for service dogs after 2-year rigorous training

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DALLAS– It was an exciting day in Irving on Saturday. Highly trained service dogs walked across the stage with their new best friends after a rigorous two-year training process. “The dogs are trained in about 40 commands, and they learn how to pick […]

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