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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....

2013-07-18 23:04:03

Charity dog wash supports service K-9’s to help veterans reclaim their lives. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 On Sunday July 21st, “National Wash Your Dog Day,” Dogtopia (http://www.dogtopia.com), a national dog daycare franchise, is calling upon Americans to help change the lives of veterans for the better – one dirty dog at a time. Part of a nationwide initiative to observe and honor their heroic efforts, Dogtopia will host its 9th Annual Charity Dog Wash in 29 U.S....

2013-07-16 23:00:17

A golden retriever being raised by Duval County Judge Emmet Ferguson for new Horizons Service Dogs is named Wolfson, in recognition of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Ferguson’s 6-year old daughter Emma Ruth has been a patient at Wolfson Children’s many times since her birth. This is the second time that Judge Ferguson has raised a pup for New Horizons Service Dogs, an Orange City-based organization that partners trained dogs with disabled clients throughout Florida. Jacksonville, FL...

2013-06-06 23:20:03

With a growing forum community that currently includes over 14,000 dog trainers and owners from across the globe, Dog Trick Academy encourages more individuals with beloved furry friends to sign up and share knowledge, lessons, advice, and support using the power of the World Wide Web. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The Dog Trick Academy (or DogTrickAcademy.com), an online resource created by renowned dog trainer Jean Cote, recently celebrated a remarkable achievement when its forum...

2013-05-31 23:16:12

Twenty-two veterans take their lives every day with over 600,000 living with psychological trauma from their service to our country. This Able Veteran is doing our part to help them. Carbondale, Illinois (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 On Memorial Day, we paused to remember those who have sacrificed so much for our country. But, remembering isn't enough. There is more we can do to truly thank our military personnel. There is one organization that understands the problems and gaps veterans face,...

2013-04-21 23:02:49

Pet parents learn training tips from experts Victoria Stilwell, Ian Dunbar, Tony Knight, Paul Owens, and more during Merrick Pet Care´s Dogington University Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 As part of a larger initiative to educate pet parents on how to have the healthiest and happiest dogs and promote the importance of responsible dog parenting, The Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care teamed up to create “Merrick Pet Care´s Dogington University,” a series of...

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...

2013-03-05 23:01:53

4 Paws for Ability partners with Pay It Forward Apparel to help raise money to provide quality service dogs for children with disabilities. Xenia, OH (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 4 Paws for Ability is proud to announce the partnership with Pay It Forward(PIF) Apparel, LLC, in an effort to Pay it Forward. Kicking off in March, this cause marketing partnership will include the opportunity for supporters to purchase a fabulous PIF T-shirt! The promotion will last year round, starting in March, then...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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