Category : Service Dogs

Book Giveaway for National Puppy Day!

6 months ago / 0 comments

National Puppy Day is March 23, and in honor of this adorable occasion we’re giving away two new books: LOYAL: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and Devotion of Dogs (National Geographic Books) and HOW TO DRAW …

Therapy dogs at Regions Hospital

5 years ago / 1 comments

Mommy thinks I have a lot of hair…nothing compared to this guy. Regions Hospital provides a unique volunteer pet therapy program. Pets are an important part of many people’s lives and can be therapeutic …

Search and rescue dogs of 9-11

6 years ago / 0 comments

Introduction and link to a piece from the New York Times on the service dogs of 9-11

Therapy dogs work with wounded vets

6 years ago / 0 comments

A video about the therapy dogs at Walter Reed Hospital.

Leader Dog announces new navigation technology for the blind

6 years ago / 0 comments

The new Kapten PLUS unit creates the first truly affordable GPS solution tailored for the blind through Leader Dogs for the Blind

Explosives Detection Labradors Play Major Role at Super Bowl XLV

7 years ago / 3 comments

Super Bowl brings together the best teams in football, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has brought its best K-9 teams to North Texas to provide security for Super Bowl XLV on Feb. 6.

Interested in raising a service puppy?

7 years ago / 0 comments

Leader Dog guide dogs can only be provided to the visually impaired with the assistance of volunteer puppy raisers. The volunteer puppy raising program places puppies in host homes for approximately one year in preparation for their lives as guide dogs.