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Organization Giving Away PTSD Service Dog

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Organization Giving Away PTSD Service Dog

  EOD Warrior Foundation Seeks EOD Tech in Need of Assistance Dog The EOD Warrior Foundation is partnering with MADE in Texas Assistance Dogs to pair a trained service dog with an EOD technician in need NICEVILLE, Florida – (August 1, 2016) – Many EOD technicians need assistance when they return home from combat. Those…

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9 Year Old Girl Starts Business to Raise Money For Service Dog

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9 Year Old Girl Starts Business to Raise Money For Service Dog

by Robert Hudson Nine year old Abbi Broadway was diagnosed with epilepsy and with seizures happening throughout the night, Abbi’s Mom Robin began looking toward training their black lab Preston to be a service dog that alerts to seizures. “It’s going to cost upwards of $20,000,” Robin says. To help raise money, Abbi started baking…

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Porn Sniffing Dog? Yes-its real

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Porn Sniffing Dog? Yes-its real

Northern Utah police have a new weapon to fight crime. One of the most conservative states in the country and a state known best for its conservative Mormon population, and it’s underground polygamist society, Utah now has a dog said to be able to sniff out illegal porn according to the Associated Press.  A porn sniffing…

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Dog Who Got Braces Will Have Them Removed Soon

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Dog Who Got Braces Will Have Them Removed Soon

Wesley is a seventh month old golden retriever who was born with crooked teeth. When his adult teeth started to come in and the dog had difficulty closing his mouth and eating, his pet Mom Molly Moore decided something had to be done. Luckily for her and Wesley, Molly’s Father is a veterinary oral surgeon. …

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Piper the Border Collie Has Important Job at Michigan Airport

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Piper the Border Collie Has Important Job at Michigan Airport

Piper, a border collie, is not herding sheep, but has an important role keeping birds off the runways during all kinds of weather. This seven year old collie is part of the FAA’s required Wildlife Hazard Management Plan for Traverse City Airport.   Brian Edwards, an operations supervisor at the airport, is also Piper’s handler, trainer,…

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

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Couple Saves Stray Dog From Porcupine: Would you do the same?

PARKER, Co. — Colorado winters are harsh and when a dog appeared on the porch of Sean Pace and his wife, at first they thought the dog was simply cold. “I saw all this white all over his face and I thought maybe he was frosted.” The couple woke to find the dog in front…

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Woman whose dog was killed in burglary is given a new puppy

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Woman whose dog was killed in burglary is given a new puppy

LUMBERTON, N.C. — Life changed for Jonsie Duke in November when her home was broken into and her three year old German Shepherd was shot and killed. “They robbed me,” she said. “They could’ve just left him in my bedroom and took everything. They didn’t have to kill him.” Her story went viral and when South Carolina German…

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

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Heidi the Search and Rescue Dog Detects Cancer in Her Owner

  BALTIMORE—Heidi  is a 125-pound black shepherd-Lab mix that is trained  to do search-and-rescue. She finds things.  When she began burying her snout into her owner’s chest and pawing at her with excitement and fervor, it appeared she found something important. It turned out to be cancerous tumors in Anne Wills’ lungs. “She was physically…

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Man who bit and choked dog gets one year in prison

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Man who bit and choked dog gets one year in prison

David Etzel, a Florida man who was convicted of biting a small dog and strangling it so hard that its eye popped out of socket , has been sentenced to one year in prison. Back in April, the 36-year-old man from South Florida was teasing his mother’s two year old Shih Tzu to the point where it…

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Dog Refuses to leave the side of it’s dead owner in a car crash

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Dog Refuses to leave the side of it’s dead owner in a car crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dogs have an incredible bond with the humans in their life, and this sad story illustrates that. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and fire department responded to calls of a dead woman on a suburban road, Action News Jacksonville reports. There, they found a 42-year-old woman apparently dragged to death by a large vehicle. No…

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