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Dogs Sniff Out Blood Sugar Diabetics
2013-08-20 16:08:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that dogs are capable of detecting abnormal blood sugar levels in humans, and a new study from scientists at the University of Bristol in the UK indicates that dogs can be trained to alert their owners when their blood-glucose levels are reaching dangerous levels. The British researchers set out to discover if specially trained ‘glycemia alert dogs’ could reliably match blood sugar tests taken...

2013-07-31 23:32:36

In honor of International Assistance Dog Week, Guiding Eyes for the Blind is inviting Westchester residents to get involved in the non-profit’s mission to transform lives through a number of special opportunities for volunteerism and philanthropy. Held August 4-10, International Assistance Dog Week was created to recognize the devoted, hardworking service dogs that help individuals achieve their goals in life. Yorktown Heights, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In honor of International...

2013-07-24 23:19:45

As the variety and number of assistance dogs grows, how can they be better integrated into the workplace? New research initiative will support both employees with assistance dogs and employers. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Did you know that assistance dogs include guide dogs, service dogs, hearing dogs, seizure and diabetes alert dogs, PTSD dogs and more? Increasingly, assistance dogs of all types are transforming the lives of their human partners in a multitude of ways....

2013-07-13 23:03:07

Leader Dogs for the Blind has received the support of Julian Omidi and his brother Dr. Michael Omidi, co-founders of Civic Duty, to support its volunteer programs. Rochester Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Leader Dogs for the Blind thanks the Omidi brothers and their charity, Civic Duty, for this grant and their commitment to recognizing community service and volunteerism. Recognized as one of the “Best in America” nonprofit organizations by the Independent Charities of...

2013-07-12 23:21:23

Leader Dogs for the Blind has received the support of Julian Omidi, Dr. Michael Omidi, and Maria Abaca, co-founders of Animal Support. Rochester Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Leader Dogs for the Blind thanks the Omidi brothers and Ms. Abaca, and their charity, Animal Support, for the grant and interest in positively impacting the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired. Recognized as one of the “Best in America” nonprofit organizations by the Independent Charities...

2013-07-01 23:02:45

NEADS/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans is excited to participate in a new contest by Avalaunch Media, which will finally put to rest the question of cats vs. dogs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 NEADS/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans is excited to participate in a new contest by Avalaunch Media, which will finally put to rest the question of cats vs. dogs. Avalaunch Media has created two infographics to explain social media. The first version showed famous cats and was wildly...

2013-05-28 23:17:44

Joe Verde Sales and Management Training, Inc., today announced that company president Joe Verde has donated $37,900 to Canine Companions for Independence, which will help place companion dogs with physically disabled military veterans. Orange County, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Joe Verde Sales and Management Training, Inc., today announced that company president Joe Verde has donated $37,900 to Canine Companions for Independence, which will help place companion dogs with physically...

2013-04-02 23:02:46

Unique products help train happier dogs Englewood, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Two Colorado organizations, Freedom Service Dogs of America (FSD) and Kyjen Pet Products, have just teamed up to produce smarter, happier dogs in 2013. FSD rescues shelter dogs and custom trains them to become service dogs for people with disabilities. Kyjen´s products challenge dogs´ minds and keep them active. Together, the two are providing greater stimulation and environmental enrichment for the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.