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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...

2013-02-12 08:31:47

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's VetDogs is proud to have placed a specially trained service dog with former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords. America first saw "Nelson" on January 8, when Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, were interviewed on the second anniversary of the shooting in Arizona that wounded the congresswoman and 12 others, and left six people dead. Giffords suffered severe traumatic brain injuries, which left her with speech and...

2012-10-11 11:21:24

Hero Dog Awards Premieres on Hallmark Channel November 8, 2012 at 8:00PM ET/PT Betty White Honored with National Humanitarian Medal and Legacy Award LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Specialized Search Dog Gabe, the life-saving military working dog who served our country by completing more than 210 combat missions with 26 explosive and weapons finds in Iraq, has been named the top American Hero Dog at the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM), presented...

2012-08-31 23:04:08

Petco and Natural Balance Pet Foods® have joined forces once again to celebrate National Service Dog Month in September with a fundraiser on behalf of U.S. organizations that support and/or train service dogs. The annual fundraiser has always supported guide dogs, but this year in addition to guide dogs, it will also raise funds on behalf of all service dogs including Military Working Dogs and the country´s first ever national monument honoring Military Working Dogs. San Diego, CA...

2012-08-08 06:22:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed legislation that will offer help to service dogs and their owners. Sponsored by Rep. John Evans (R-Erie), House Bill 165 imposes a criminal penalty upon the owner or co-owner of a dog that kills, maims or disfigures a service dog without provocation. "Service dogs provide a vital link between some of our most vulnerable citizens and the rest of the world,'' Corbett said. "By protecting...

2012-08-07 06:26:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program played a key role in supporting the passage of legislation that improves access to service dogs, rehabilitation services, and adaptive housing for veterans with disabilities; signed into law by President Barack Obama on Monday, August 6, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM82757LOGO) The legislation, titled The Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune...

2012-07-26 14:20:10

JOLIET, Ill., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- All over the country, service dogs are making life easier for people with disabilities. In order to help educate the public about this important topic, Bill Jacobs Subaru, the premier Subaru dealer in Joliet, IL, will be hosting a demonstration from the Ray Graham Association on Saturday, August 4(th) from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The dealership will be giving out free bandanas to all dog friends for attending the event. (Photo:...

2012-06-30 23:02:57

Watch Susquehanna Service Dogs´ newest litter of puppies on the Puppy Cam. SSD Cleopatra, Brutus, William Shakespeare, Falstaff, Portia, Queen Mab and Hamlet will eat, sleep, play and take their first steps on a live video stream available on SSD´s website. These seven puppies will be trained as service dogs to assist men, women and children with disabilities. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Susquehanna Service Dogs´ newest litter of puppies has taken center stage on...

2012-06-04 06:24:13

Proceeds to Benefit American Humane Association WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canines around the country are giving a resounding WOOF! in praise of Dog is Good, LLC., a company that offers products and apparel for dog lovers everywhere. Why all the noise? Dog is Good announced today that they are the creators of the official T-shirt for the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM). The company will donate all the retail profit from sales of this...