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Volunteer Appreciation Gala to Take Place on December 3 in Denver DENVER, Nov.
As many people already know, dogs can be more than just pets. They can see for those who are visually impaired and assist people with mobility issues.
SMITHTOWN, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2005, U.S. Army Sergeant Tony Larson was wounded in Iraq. He lost his right leg below the knee, and suffered mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest service dogs from America's VetDogs will take their places beside four disabled veterans, who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts, in a special graduation ceremony before a gathering of top army officials, defense contractors and supporters of America's VetDogs.
Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies to help children with special needs BRADENTON, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies (ACT) today announced plans to open a new 9-acre facility that will use animatronic animal therapy to assist in the development of children with special needs.
Pet therapy dogs could carry pathogens from patient to patient, Canadian researchers say. The study was reported by researchers at the University of Guelph in a letter to the editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection. The study of 26 pet therapy dog-handler teams visited acute care facilities and long-term care facilities.
In a letter to the Editor of the Journal of Hospital Infection, published by Elsevier, S. Lefebvre and JS Weese from the University of Guelph in Canada describe a study that investigated whether MRSA and C. difficile could be passed between pet therapy dogs and patients.
By Alexis Garrobo, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jun. 24--Tybee, a 10-year-old rough-coat Jack Russell terrier, has lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system.
Tybee, a 10-year-old rough-coat Jack Russell terrier, has lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system.
His broad shoulders, erect ears and jet black hair are striking enough to raise the hair along anyone's neck; however, there is something about him that makes him less intimidating than most Doberman Pinschers. His breed is infamous for bad behavior.
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