Category Archives: Service Dogs

‘The Dog’ – Our Living Mirror

John Humans, NineMSN writer, is concerned that dogs are nothing more then good imitators about to steal our sympathy and all the material goodies that come with it: “…People get something out of these relationships, it’s true. But dogs look

‘The Dog’ – Our Living Mirror

John Humans, NineMSN writer, is concerned that dogs are nothing more then good imitators about to steal our sympathy and all the material goodies that come with it: “…People get something out of these relationships, it’s true. But dogs look

Police Dog Training Tricks YOU Can Use

This article is about Police and explosives dogs training but the message in it is very relevant for regular dog owners – like you and I: “Despite the complicated cases they become involved with, training the dogs is relatively simple,

Police Dog Training Tricks YOU Can Use

This article is about Police and explosives dogs training but the message in it is very relevant for regular dog owners – like you and I: “Despite the complicated cases they become involved with, training the dogs is relatively simple,

A ‘Service Dog’ Is… What Exactly?

It used to be simple. Service dogs helped blind people – to find their way around. Then came service dogs for deaf people – to alert them to noises. Then came service dogs for epilepsy, diabetes, even Alzheimers. These days it

A ‘Service Dog’ Is… What Exactly?

It used to be simple. Service dogs helped blind people – to find their way around. Then came service dogs for deaf people – to alert them to noises. Then came service dogs for epilepsy, diabetes, even Alzheimers. These days it

Want Home Protection? Get A Dog!

In these uncertain times home owners are increasingly concerned about their safety. More are turning away from traditional protection tools and towards trained guard dogs. And for a good reason: “Croft’s company trains dogs for personal protection, as well as

Want Home Protection? Get A Dog!

In these uncertain times home owners are increasingly concerned about their safety. More are turning away from traditional protection tools and towards trained guard dogs. And for a good reason: “Croft’s company trains dogs for personal protection, as well as

Do Kids Need A Classroom Pet (The Four-Legged Variety)?

It is a tragic reality that many (most?) children sitting in the classrooms today have not had an opportunity to enjoy and look after a household pet. This is sad because owning a pet brings many benefits to a child

Do Kids Need A Classroom Pet (The Four-Legged Variety)?

It is a tragic reality that many (most?) children sitting in the classrooms today have not had an opportunity to enjoy and look after a household pet. This is sad because owning a pet brings many benefits to a child

This Dog Deserved More Respect Then His Owner

A dog has been killed trying heroically to save his owner. Having read the account of the incident, I kind of wish the dog would have survived instead: “The suicidal owner had passed out on the train tracks after drinking

This Dog Deserved More Respect Then His Owner

A dog has been killed trying heroically to save his owner. Having read the account of the incident, I kind of wish the dog would have survived instead: “The suicidal owner had passed out on the train tracks after drinking

The Healing Power Of Pets

We have always known that pets can make us feel better. Now this power of healing is being used in medicine: “Research has found many patients recover faster and more fully if their mood can be raised, and the arrival

The Healing Power Of Pets

We have always known that pets can make us feel better. Now this power of healing is being used in medicine: “Research has found many patients recover faster and more fully if their mood can be raised, and the arrival

These Dogs Are Real Heros

The American Humane Association ‘Hero Dog’ awards are an amazing selection: “Tatiana is a Hearing Dog, and has been nominated in that category. As many hearing dogs are trained to do, Tatiana alerts her owner, Cristina Saint-Blancard, of Plantation, FL,

These Dogs Are Real Heros

The American Humane Association ‘Hero Dog’ awards are an amazing selection: “Tatiana is a Hearing Dog, and has been nominated in that category. As many hearing dogs are trained to do, Tatiana alerts her owner, Cristina Saint-Blancard, of Plantation, FL,

Pets As Therapy For Internet Addiction?

A Korean treatment centre is giving away pets to patients suffering from internet addiction: free of charge and with spending money thrown in: “Anyone who is an Internet addict or who believe they have the symptoms of becoming one can

Pets As Therapy For Internet Addiction?

A Korean treatment centre is giving away pets to patients suffering from internet addiction: free of charge and with spending money thrown in: “Anyone who is an Internet addict or who believe they have the symptoms of becoming one can

Could Truffle Hunting Be The New Jackpot?

With American industry struggling, it’s not often these days one hears of a new emerging marked worth potentially millions of dollars. nd the amazin thing is – anyone can join in the hunt. All you need is to have a

Could Truffle Hunting Be The New Jackpot?

With American industry struggling, it’s not often these days one hears of a new emerging marked worth potentially millions of dollars. nd the amazin thing is – anyone can join in the hunt. All you need is to have a