It’s no secret that dogs have amazing olfactories. From those trained in search and rescue, to sniffing out cancers, to detecting bed bugs, or simply just knowing you’ve got treats tucked somewhere in those grocery bags, the canine nose is something to marvel at.
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A ‘Service Dog Team’ is used to describe a service dog, that has been trained to meet specific disability-related needs, and the handler/owner for which the dog has been trained to assist. Legitimate service dogs are trained for hundreds of hours and can perform
We’re all familiar with drug-sniffing dogs, seeing-eye dogs, and search and rescue dogs – but there are quite a few medical contributions from dogs that might surprise you! From seizure and pregnancy detection to sniffing out cancer, these medically trained dogs are amazing. In
Two years ago, 24-year old Amy Kaplan suffered a traumatic brain injury. Now, she relies on her service dog, a Husky named Zero, to perform a variety of tasks. Although an identification vest is not required by law, Kaplan normally uses one for Zero.
On August 19, 1960 – just over 54 years ago, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 5 into space. On board were 40 mice, 2 rats, a rabbit, several fruit flies, some plants, and two very special dogs. Belka and Strelka were the first animals to enter
Wyoming police officer, Zachary Miller was a four-year veteran of the Mills Police Department and a previous Officer of the Year winner when he left his partner, a narcotics-sniffing Black Labrador named Nyx, in the back of his patrol car while he went inside the
Williamsville, New York pediatric dentist, Dr. Paul Wiess wanted to share the calming love of his golden retriever, Brooke, with his patients. So, he enrolled her in boot camp and had her certified as a therapy dog. With her new certification, Brooke became the
A Florida couple is filing a complaint with the county’s office of human rights after they were forced to leave a Clearwater Beach restaurant because of their service dogs. It was Saturday morning when this Florida couple loaded up their service dogs, a pair
He may very well be the country’s most perfect politician – friendly, compassionate, unconditionally loving, stunningly handsome, and unable to mutter a word! Meet Duke, Cormorant, Minnesota’s newly elected Mayor! The 7-year old Great Pyrenees won by a landslide when the 12 residents of
The AKC® Humane Fund announced today the winners of the 15th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). These awards honor five inspirational dogs that have made significant contributions to their communities and truly exemplify the power of the human-canine bond. One award is presented
A beachfront tourist resort in Spain has become the first in the country with a canine lifeguard on duty! When human lifeguard David Alvarez purchased a 2-month old Newfoundland named Bruno, his only plan was to have a new best friend and companion. That was