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Helpers & Heroes: Understanding Service Animals

Helpers & Heroes: Understanding Service Animals

The Americans with Disabilities Act defines a service animal as one who provides assistance to a person with a disability. Within that..

September 26, 2017 with 0 Comments
Devin’s Tails: Tyler The Amazing Service & Therapy Dog

Devin’s Tails: Tyler The Amazing Service & Therapy Dog

By Devin O’Branagan Tyler is indeed an amazing service and therapy dog. He’s also a cancer survivor, and his tale is inspiring...

January 12, 2015 with 0 Comments
Therapy Dogs 101

Therapy Dogs 101

We love this infographic from Sniff Design Studio on the differences between types of therapy dogs. Take a look: Related: Infographic: A..

October 18, 2012 with 2 Comments
Therapy Dogs Help Military Families

Therapy Dogs Help Military Families

From the American Humane Association: Five therapy dogs and their handlers, including American Humane Association’s National Director of..

September 20, 2012 with 0 Comments

Surfing Therapy Dog Ricochet Rides the Waves

How many times have you felt out of place–like there was something special and unique you had to offer the world, but hadn’t quite..

March 25, 2012 with 1 Comment

Canines Committed to Community Through Angel on a Leash

Everyone occasionally needs helping hand, or in this case, a paw. The non-profit corporation Angel on a Leash program is one such..

October 12, 2011 with 0 Comments

A Poem About the Love of a Therapy Dog

Tribute to a Therapy Dog by Cheryl Goede I am in the hospital, I must try and get well The reasons why are varied, we each have our stories..

September 30, 2011 with 0 Comments

Saluting Paws and Stripes

The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) recently announced Paws and Stripes, a nonprofit organization that provides..

August 5, 2011 with 0 Comments

Ask Victoria Stilwell

Q: My friend takes her cat to the local senior-living center for visits. She says it’s the highlight of the week for her, her cat, and..

July 26, 2011 with 0 Comments

Local Hero – Disabled Doesn’t Mean Disposable

How one special needs dog is making a difference By: Susanne Falenczykowski A typical workday for Belgium, the 7-year-old Australian..

May 11, 2011 with 0 Comments
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