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TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Service Dogs, and Help Wounded Warriors Battle PTSD
Animals  (tags: service dogs, heling military personnel, therapy dogs, animalwelfare, dogs, animals, animaladvocates, animalrights, protection )

Cal
- 282 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013 would give organizations the funding they need to efficiently breed and train service dogs for assistance.
Therapy Dogs De-Stress A-B Tech - WLOS News13 - (VIDEO!!)
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, therapy dogs, de-stress, a-b tech, environment, video )

BarbCat
- 449 days ago - wlos.com
Sometimes the more you learn, the more you worry. From financial aid to new classes, there's plenty of stress at the campus of A-B Tech. A dog therapy program might just be a calming influence. "Studies say your blood pressure goes down if you pet
Dog's Death Leaves Retirement Home in Mourning
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, corgi, death, therapy dogs, humans, society, sadness )

Yrna
- 1376 days ago - sj-r.com
Residents at Hickory Glen in Springfield are in mourning. Buddy is gone. Buddy was the only dog living in the senior living center on West Washington. Buddy died this week after having lived at Hickory Glen for about 12 years.
URGENT PETITION: Help Find Autistic Boy's Therapy Dogs
Animals  (tags: FLORIDA, AUTISM, THERAPY DOGS, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animals, dogs, ethics, humans, pets, law, investigation, health, children )

SUE
- 802 days ago - change.org
I was arrested for driving on a suspended license. My Autistic sons emotional support dogs were taken into custody as well and I was told by the officer I had 30 days to pick up the dogs. The paper work given to my
ACTION ALERT: Let Dogs Take a Bite Out of Bullying and Promote Healthy School Systems! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: therapy dogs, dogs, visiting schools, children, animal welfare, anti bully )

Simone
- 1135 days ago - forcechange.com
Recognize animal welfare and therapy as important and beneficial components of anti-bullying and environmental literacy in the new Green Ribbon Schools initiative. School bullies traumatize children every day.
Therapy Dogs Help Troops Deal With Combat Stress, Depression
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, canine, therapy dogs, humans, soldiers )

Yrna
- 1377 days ago - q13fox.com
Combat stress on soldiers is a very real problem the military trying to tackle.Now there's a new tool in the arsenal at Joint Base Lewis McChord to help soldiers thru difficult times.Specialist Jon Miles and his dog First Sergeant Butch are on a mission,
Unconditional Love: Therapy Dogs Bring Joy to Residents of Seniors Home
Animals  (tags: retirement home, therapy dogs, bonding, comfort, bonding, friendship, seniors )

Simone
- 2209 days ago - thepeterboroughexaminer.com
Yvonne Fitzgerald cradles the white, fuzzy creature and beams. Completely at ease, the 89-year-old strokes the dog lying comfortably in her arms. The visit is a treat for a group of seniors at a retirement residence. Following a workout they sit down
Artist Laura Barbosa's 'Bright and Beautiful' Honors Therapy Dogs, Benefits Hospital
Animals  (tags: therapy dogs, paintings, honour, raise awareness, animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, environment, pets, protection )

Cher
- 2389 days ago - earthtimes.org
In creating the paintings, Barbosa hoped to raise awareness of the role therapy dogs play in health and healing for patients of all ages. She also wanted to support The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.
Remembering Baxter, Therapy Dog Extraordinaire
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, therapy dogs, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

Cher
- 1817 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
We're deeply impressed by therapy dogs, animals that brighten the lives of the people whose lives need brightening the most. Guest blogger Janet Kinosian shares the story of one such dog, Baxter, who passed away recently after years of helping the
Praise for Dogs For People's Participants at International Training Camp
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, strays, therapy dogs, training camp, environment, pets, protection, dogs )

Cher
- 1896 days ago - vier-pfoten.org
Five former stray dogs from FOUR PAWS therapy dog project Dogs For People and their handlers have participated in a one-week Search & Rescue training camp in Alba Iulia, Romania. Maya, Alma, Marin, Codrut and Spritz earned much praise for their
Despite Ruling, Deaf LI Teen's Dog Again Blocked From School
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, society, service animals, dogs, therapy dogs, Service dogs )

Jennifer
- 2444 days ago - newsday.com
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) _ A public high school has turned away a deaf student's service dog despite a state ruling saying the animal should be allowed.
Giant Dog Is Therapy for Neglected, Abused Ventura County Kids
Animals  (tags: Newfoundland dogs, dogs, therapy dogs, children )

Simone
- 2691 days ago - signonsandiego.com
Archie, a slobbery giant of a dog weighing 165 pounds, looks more like an extra fuzzy bear to abused and neglected kids who hug him and climb onto him at Casa Pacifica. Archie is a Newfoundland who has been working for two years at the Ventura County
Therapy Dog Heels, Drools -- and Heals -- in Kids' Shelter / Dog Is Troubled Kid's Friend
Animals  (tags: therapy dogs, companionanimals, children, children )

Larry
- 2671 days ago - sfgate.com
At Casa Pacifica, a Ventura County oasis for abused, neglected and emotionally disturbed children, patience and calm aren't just virtues; they're job requirements. Archie has worked at the leafy campus in Camarillo for two years, and he doesn't flinch
Dogs Trained in Brig Will Help Wounded Troops
Animals  (tags: wounded soldiers, therapy dogs, healing, dogs, bonding, prisoners, dogs welfare )

Simone
- 2445 days ago - marinecorpstimes.com
Adam doesn't seem to mind his life behind bars. He and the other dogs spending the next several months living with prisoners at the base brig here are well-fed, well-groomed and given positive reinforcement. Life is much better here -- where members
These Puppies Give a New Leash on Life
Animals  (tags: dogs, disabled humans, helping, therapy dogs, intelligence, training, bonding )

Simone
- 2463 days ago - articles.lancasteronline.com
At just 11 weeks old, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Midge can give a high-five. Her older "sister," 14-month-old Rossi, can open doors, turn light switches on and off, pull a wheelchair and alert family members to the oven timer. She can also pick up
 

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