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A Service dog is a truly amazing animal. Their single-minded devotion to their owner and the work they do exemplifies why dogs are man’s best friends. What is a Service Dog? The written definition of ‘service dog’ details the work they perform but fails to account for their...

I recently had the opportunity to interview Karen at the Helping Paws Therapy Dog Program. She told me about the important work that they do and what it takes to become a therapy dog.[caption id="attachment_17658" align="alignright" width="300"] Karen Ferguson - Helping Paws Therapy Dog Program[/caption] What...

Dogs certainly are human's best friend. They serve as companions, fellow laborers, and even as protectors. For those with disabilities, a dog can give them a measure of independence that they wouldn't otherwise have. Demand for a fully trained service dog is high, and the waiting...

Your dog is your family's companion, friend, and protection. It's a given that you aren't going to be able to include him on the family trip to Disney World, but you can go camping with your dog. Camping is fun and can include ALL the...

Training MarkersPinpointing Perfection Without speech and our understanding of the spoken word, our lives as social animals would be very, very different. Inflection, the slight nuances in our verbal communication, convey almost as much information as the words alone. This sensitivity to our tone can be both...