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Dog Who Spent 7 Years In The Shelter Is…

Older dogs in shelters are often overlooked. Prospective adopters usually think that senior dogs will have health problems and be more work. Pirate was...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Dog Rescued From Streets Becomes UK’s First Police Staffie

This is the story of a dog who goes from living on the streets to becoming UK’s first staffie police dog. Police dog Cooper...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Nearly 100 Military Dogs Fly Home After Service In…

AMK9, an organization that deals with the transportation of animals, discusses the challenges and rewards of flying 92 military dogs from Afghanistan back to...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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Meet Hunter, Therapy Dog at Carl Sandburg Learning Center

Therapy animals are often mentioned, but the stories of the animals themselves are heard far less often. This is the story of one therapy...
Amanda Friemann Amanda Friemann
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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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