Day: June 17, 2015

Watch This Service Dog Calm His Owner, Stop Her Self-Harm During Asperger’s “Meltdown”

For the most part, the purpose of a service dog needs little explanation. We see them in schools, stores, and airports, and we read about them in the media and see them profiled on TV. Ask someone with a service dog what their function is, and between pets and kisses, you get a general sense …

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Abandoned By Her Family But Championed by the Internet, This 14-Year-Old Dog May Get a Happy Ending

It’s hard to find new homes for senior dogs. When people go to shelters to adopt, they’re usually looking for puppies. If older dogs get adopted at all, it’s usually after they’ve lingered in the shelter for months or weeks. This sad reality is one of the reasons we have such a big soft spot …

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American Kennel Club Welcomes Three New Breeds This Week

Three new breeds join the American Kennel Club family this week: The Berger Picard, Lagotto Romagnolo, and Miniature American Shepherd, bringing the number of AKC fully recognized breeds to 187. The Berger Picard (pronounced bare ZHAY pee CARR) is best known to Americans as the dog who starred in the movie Because of Winn-Dixie, but the breed has …

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