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2014-07-11 23:08:59

People with physical disabilities and military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are just some of the increasing numbers of people partnered with assistance dogs. But are these service dog teams welcome in the workplace? Or is an assistance dog an impediment to employment? Research results and advice from experts are available to both employees with assistance dogs and employers to help create successful employment outcomes. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 People...

2014-01-26 20:20:08

The NADA Foundation's Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Fund contributes a $10,000 grant NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Joe Verde, president of the Joe Verde Group in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., was the top bidder on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle auctioned by ADESA at the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Expo. Verde's winning bid of $27,000 for the 2013 Heritage Softail Classic Anniversary Edition will be added...

2013-06-27 23:28:14

Animaroo.com has launched a site redesign that will focus on responsible breeding. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Animaroo.com, LLC, today announced it has launched a new online portal to connect families and individuals seeking purebred puppies with ethical and responsible breeders. The new portal is part of a larger website redesign and launch of new apps for Animaroo.com. Animaroo.com is testing out a new way of advertising puppies online that will set them apart from other...

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...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), a national non-profit organization that breeds, trains and places assistance dogs with children and adults with disabilities, announced today the launch of the Margaret O'Brien Children's Initiative - a fundraising effort that seeks to find donors who will make contributions that help provide skilled companion dogs for children with disabilities. CCI's Northeast Regional office, which spans 13 states from...

2009-11-16 16:41:28

Loyola nurses train dogs to heal Adults who use pet therapy while recovering from total joint-replacement surgery require 50 percent less pain medication than those who do not. These findings were presented at the 18th Annual Conference of the International Society of Anthrozoology and the First Human Animal Interaction Conference (HAI) in Kansas City, Mo. "Evidence suggests that animal-assisted therapy (AAT) can have a positive effect on a patient's psychosocial, emotional and physical well...

2009-05-14 10:00:00

Learn to Be a Puppy Raiser at the Verizon Festival of Speed Presented by SPEEDCOM Partners Eukanuba Pet Food, Morris Animal Foundation and Canine Companions SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Puppies will be taking over the racetrack at the Verizon Festival of Speed presented by SPEEDCOM on May 15-17. Canine Companions for Independence, the national nonprofit that trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities, will be attending the event for the first time in partnership with...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.