Got drive, good temperament and love a challenge? Here’s how to certify your dog as a therapy dog, search and rescue dog, or Canine Good Citizen dog.
Of course the German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever have something to say on the topic, but we also talked to some of the other smartest dog breeds.
So far, the artist has drawn Cinderella and Snow White with service dogs, with the hope of raising awareness and money for his own helper.
JJ acts as an alert dog for Kaelyn Krawczyk, letting an adult know if her human is about to have a dangerous mastocytosis reaction.
By alerting to sounds, Dogs for the Deaf graduates increase freedom and independence for their people. They are also excellent companions.
An Adventist Medical Center employee who is paid enough to know better violated the ADA in a spectacular fashion, according to a lawsuit.
Tracy Libby’s new book chronicles how service dogs have improved the lives of veterans, including Irwin Stovroff, a 93-year-old WWII vet.
Matt and Melanie Pedersen take over for prison puppy raisers on the weekends, helping to expose future service dogs to the outside world.
While many of the veterans were reluctant to revisit painful experiences, all were eager to share stories about the impenetrable bond they share with their service dogs.
The Golden Retriever guide dog who put himself between a bus and his handler will be honored at the ASPCA’s 2015 Humane Awards Luncheon.
The Golden Retriever visits hospitals and assisted-care facilities, and Mayor Annise Parker recently proclaimed her the Official Therapy Dog of Houston.
Since 2011, the Arizona nonprofit has placed more than 90 service and therapy dogs with veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injury.
Major Diggs Brown: “I said it’s my service dog, and she said, ‘I don’t care, you need to leave, we don’t have dogs in the restaurant.'”
The Goldendoodle serves as the “comfort companion” for Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services, providing those who have lost loved ones with canine grief therapy.
The story of two abandoned dogs, a blind Jack Russell Terrier and his seeing-eye Staffordshire Terrier, has captured hearts in England, America, and beyond.
Danielle Jacobs trained Samson to alert to depressive episodes and self-harm. We see the Rottweiler at work in this moving video.