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Companions For Courage

This video is about a wonderful group of dogs that offer therapy for children when they need to go to court to testify. When...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Quadruple amputee dog is America’s most HEROIC canine

This is the story of an amazing South Korean dog named Chi Chi that was bound and thrown in a trash bag. Chi Chi...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Ricochet the Surfing Dog Helps Surfers with Disabilities to…

And the winner is… RICOCHET! For inspiring a heart-to-heart connection with PTSD veterans, amputees and every special-needs child she meets, to help them gain...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Owner Suffers Panic Attack – But Support Dog Runs…

This is the moment a support dog cuddled up to his owner after he recognized she was having a panic attack. Professional dog trainer...
Susie Seavey Susie Seavey
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The Explosives Detection Dog Who Has a Soft Spot…

Deputy Sheriff Michael Klinger is a 20-year veteran of the Dauphin County, PA police. His partner, Tika, is an explosives detection dog. Deputy Klinger...
Dr. Sarah Wooten Dr. Sarah Wooten
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A Winter Wonderland for Special Needs Foster Dogs!

Happy holidays! To get you in the Christmas spirit, we’d like to share the story of Wicket and Lumen, two special needs pups who...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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This Deaf Therapy Dog is a True Hear-O: The…

  Meet Karl! Karl is a canine member of Companions for Courage, an organization in Central Florida that provides therapy dogs to assist children...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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Taking Matters Into His Own Paws! Deputy Franklin &…

Deputy Franklin and K9 Behr have been a team since October 2013, and Behr is certified in Narcotics and Patrol. Recipients of many commendations,...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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From 2 Words to 200: How A Dog Transformed…

As told by Tupper’s mom, Nancy “Since Tupper was born, he had problems falling asleep and staying asleep, and I was a zombie for...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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Officer Smith & K9 Hasj: “I Trust Him More…

  Officer Michelle Smith & Hasj, Barstow, Florida Police Department As told by Officer Smith “There was a guy who was wanted for armed...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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Lock Him Up! The K9 Who Steals His Partner’s…

  Officer David Howells has served with the Allentown Police for over ten years and is a 2014 Award of Valor Honoree. His partner...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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They Tried to Sell Him For Drug Money—Now He…

As told by Chad’s mom, Chrissy “It was the week before Thanksgiving 2012 when my daughter excitedly called me to tell me about Brewsky,...
Melissa Mazzeo Melissa Mazzeo
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