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Do Dogs Enjoy Working For a Living?

When I take my dogs on walks, people often praise them for their good behavior. My usual response, "They are very well paid." The people chuckle, but it's very true. I reward my dogs well with high va…

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7 Famous Military Mascots

Animals have a long history of involvement in the armed forces, from dolphin spies and bomb-sniffing bees to dogs that serve alongside soldiers and even make it into the history books. But not all mil…

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5 Itsy-Bitsy Dogs Holding Down Big Jobs (Slideshow)

Today we highlight some pint-sized pooches who are small in size, yet are working bone-a-fide jobs worthy of any big dog. While these mini mutts may not be large enough to be a commando dog on the N…

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K9 Wounded Warrior Retires

Lucca, an eight-year-old Belgian military working dog, plays at Camp Pendleton, California. Lucca deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan where she was injured by an improvised explosive device…

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Dog Helps Child Testify in the Courthouse

Good girl, Maddie. A certified therapy dog, Labrador-Golden Retriever mix Maddie, recently played the role of supporting a young girl testifying in the courtroom in Colorado. A first for a dog in t…

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