Below are items that caught our attention about dogs, dog training, service work, and just fun with dogs. To view older posts, use the News & Ideas tab.
A Massachusetts mother and daughter are collaborating on a children’s storybook told in the voice of their therapy dog. Here are details.
A Clinton Arkansas funeral home has acquired a King Charles Spaniel to help clients cope with the anxiety of mourning. The dog is in training now. Details here.
14-year Welsh Corgy, Pomeranian mix works the halls of the William Carey Osteopathic School of Medicine as a therapy dog. This video story reports on the benefits in the midst of the dog’s own health issues.
Federal regulations require stores to admit service dogs; however, the regulations are not clear about what dogs qualify as service dogs. This article discusses the issue.
Here is a video illustration of how a dog can help a vet with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – wake up the vet in the midst of a nightmare.