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2014-09-09 23:13:56

Russell Hartstein receives certification from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. When searching for quality dog training, Miami, FL residents can trust his company Fun Paw Care. MIAMI, FL., August 25, 2014 (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Veteran dog behavior specialist Russell Hartstein of Fun Paw Care has passed the exam for certification from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Passing the exam makes Mr. Hartstein one of fewer than 200...

2014-08-14 12:27:28

Vision to Share campaign to provide up to $50,000 to raise, train and place an America's VetDogs guide dog with a visually impaired veteran. RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 1.5 million veterans in the United States whose daily lives are affected by vision issues that often originate from active duty service. For these veterans, a highly trained guide dog can empower them to lead active, independent lives. Today, not-for-profit VSP(®) Vision Care, the nation's...

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...

2014-06-13 23:07:16

Guiding Eyes, the nonprofit known for its outstanding guide and service dogs, recently welcomed the return of NY Giants Quarterback Eli Manning as host of their 37th annual Guiding Eyes Golf Classic. More than 250 golfers teed off, raising significant funds for the organization. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Guiding Eyes, the nonprofit known for its outstanding guide and service dogs, recently welcomed the return of NY Giants Quarterback Eli Manning as host of their 37th...

2014-06-02 08:36:58

Elanco and Canine Assistants Honor Family Pets and Service Dogs through celebratethebond.com GREENFIELD, Ind., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows there is an unbreakable, mutually beneficial bond between people and their pets that influences both the psychological and physiological well-being of the other. To celebrate and ultimately protect that bond, Elanco, the makers of Trifexis(®) (spinosad + milbemycin oxime), today announced a partnership in which it is providing a financial...

2014-05-29 04:20:37

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting PLC announced that it has presented a check in the amount of $135,000 to Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, an organization dedicated to inspiring and restoring the physical and emotional independence of disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities by providing service dogs at no cost. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91976 Through the nonprofit, service dogs undergo an extensive training program, where they are...

2014-05-20 23:09:15

Through Memorial Day, VPI Spearheads Donation Campaign at Paws4Heroes.com Brea, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As Memorial Day approaches, we honor and remember our fallen military heroes. Additionally, in honor of our wounded warriors, Deckers Dogs is teaming up with Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) to raise money to help fund the rescue, care and training of service dogs for our military veterans returning home with disabilities. Through Memorial Day (May 26), VPI will donate $5 (up to...

2014-04-25 12:24:39

TAMPA, Fla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halo, Purely for Pets has teamed up with the Olate Dogs, arguably the world's most famous rescue dogs, to change perceptions and combat stereotypes about shelter pets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78388 In 2012 the Olate Dogs shot to stardom when they won the America's Got Talent grand prize. These sweet, funny, talented dogs and their entertaining owners/handlers captured hearts across America. Audiences are...

2014-02-28 12:22:25

Company will sponsor the organizations $100,000 commitment to Courageous Companion Service Dog Program in 2014 OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Wounded Warriors Canada is very proud to announce that Harris Rebar has partnered with Wounded Warriors to sponsor their 2014, $100,000 funding commitment to the Courageous Companions PTSD Service Dog program. This announcement was made at a special presentation today on Parliament Hill where Courageous Companions celebrated the placement...

2014-02-19 23:02:03

Mile High Mutts, a Denver-based full-service dog daycare, presents Unleashed Yappy Hour for 21 and older crowd. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Mile High Mutts, a Denver doggie daycare, presents an afternoon of food, drink, fun and some doggie playtime on Saturday March 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is open to the public. Attendees do not need to be current customers to attend and support this cause. The Unleashed Yappy Hour will be held at Mile High Mutts’ facility, 3500...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'