— Children were dying of diptheria in Nome, Alaska, and the only way to get them the needed antitoxin was a 674-mile sled-dog sprint.
— He overcame a life of abuse and now helps kids in rehabilitation hospitals and schools.
— The Golden Retriever just seems to know who needs him; he’ll often walk around the hospital and sniff out the person who needs his comfort.
— Every so often a governmental social media account gets it exactly right.
— It occurred to me that one day I'll have to retire Nash, so I talked to other blind people who have retired dogs to learn what they've done.
— Service dog trainers and puppy raisers talk about preparing dogs for a lifetime of helping others.
— The Belgian Malinois is the star of the California prison system, having found massive amounts of contraband in his four years on the job.
— Law enforcement gives scent dogs new targets: Hard drives, thumb drives, and flash drives.
— Dogs have been part of law enforcement for centuries, but specialized training of dogs began only at the start of the 20th century.
— Volunteer Tracie Pfeifle of the Central Nebraska Humane Society socializes deaf dogs by teaching them sign language, and Rosie is her first success.
— Dog-friendly wineries are a little slice of heaven, but these three take it a step further.
— Berloni has been the dog trainer for Broadway shows -- including Sandy from "Annie" -- for more than 40 years. Find out how he does it.
— Taxi goes to school every day, just like the rest of the kids. Why shouldn't he be in the yearbook?
— Few scams are worse than using the desperation of disabled and ill people to sell them a fake service dog.
— He's also helping raise money for drought relief in Brazil -- oh, and jumping in a lot of puddles.
— As a comedian, I'm on the road a lot, and Nash is always at my side. It's great -- except when it isn't.
— For kids like Andrew, a service dog is a link to the outside world, helping avoid meltdowns and lead a normal life.
— We talk to Chris Perondi of Stunt Dog Productions about the Extreme Canines Stunt Dog Show.
— Based in Ojai, CA, the foundation has been taking abandoned dogs from shelters and turning them into miracle workers since 1996.
— Border Collies are unrivaled in herding -- their wits, energy and responsive make them ideal.
— Residents elected a dog for mayor, unseating the current mayor, a cat. What's going on here?
— Since a hillside buried Oso last month, FEMA dogs have been a vital part of saving people.
— He was the only dog in the new Healing Paws program when the attack occurred, paving the way for therapy dogs at Boston Medical Center.
— Fame is fleeting and sometimes cruel -- even for a canine hero such as this sled dog.
— The Alaska sled race included Poodles for several years thanks to John Suter, a man with a dream.
— Was Togo robbed of his rightful place in history? His owner Leonhard Seppala sure thought so.
— The Massachusetts Canine Response Team gives Mishi the black Lab one more assignment before they had to put her to sleep.
— When it plunged to minus-130 in the 1973 Iditarod, the mushers complained, not the dogs.
— As a consultant on NBC’s "Growing Up Fisher" and media liaison for Guide Dogs of America, Lorri knows guide dogs -- she even uses one herself.
— Okay, so the Oscars don't recognize dogs. But I do! Here are my five favorite dog actors of 2013.
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