April 17, 2018

10 Things You May Not Know About Military Dogs

Dogs in the military struggled to earn their recognition as heroes, and now that they have we’d like to pay tribute by sharing some facts you may not know about these hard working canines.   1. Dogs have been in combat with US soldiers during every major conflict, but they were not officially recognized until WWII. Sergeant Stubby of the 102nd Infantry, Yankee Division went from mascot to hero during WWI after being smuggled into battle by Private J. Robert Conway. Stubby went on to detect enemy gas, bark out warnings when rival troops were near and locate the wounded […]
April 17, 2018

5 Unbelievable Facts About Therapy Dogs

What is A Therapy Dog Therapy dogs are trained professional dogs that are socialized through a certification program. These dogs provide support in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, colleges, corporations, and other distressing locations. The goal of training a therapy dog is to help improve the lives of other people in need of companionship. Therefore, these professional dogs are trained to work in public places. Places such as planes, restaurants, and libraries are some of the many locations that allow therapy dogs.   Why Get a Therapy Dog While I’m a bit biased because I love my dog, I think almost […]
April 17, 2018

13 Fun Facts About Seeing-Eye Dogs

We have all been out running errands, working, or at dinner and encountered a seeing-eye dog with his person. It can be fun to run into a seeing-eye dog in places dogs aren’t normally allowed, and it can be interesting and impressive to watch a seeing-eye dog guide his person safely through the world. There is a lot more to this relationship and the history of these wonderful dogs, and there are also some rules we should know when we come across seeing-eye dogs. Read on to learn more! 13 Fun Facts Seeing-eye dogs are specially trained to act as the […]

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