Blog Posts - Service Dogs



Are There Any Financial Benefits To Owning A Pet?

Fido can be costly, but did you know there are also financial benefits to owning a pet? There is nothing like having a little furbaby to call your own. Dogs with their loyalty; cats with their curiosity; birds with their songs; lizards with their int...
by Debt Free Living Guru on May 18, 2016

Honoring Our K-9 Heroes on K9 Veterans Day

According to the United States Army, "In January 1942, members of the American Kennel Club and other dog lovers formed a civilian organization called Dogs for Defense. They intended to train dogs to perform sentry duty for the army along the coast...
by FiveSibes on Mar 13, 2016

Featured Book: Seven Days to Goodbye by Sheri S. Levy

After Trina’s beloved dog dies, she swears she’ll never get another one. But then she learns about service dogs, and realizes that if she becomes a Puppy Raiser, she could train puppy after puppy and never worry about them dying. But like...
by Epic Book Quest on Feb 19, 2016

Featured Book: Seven Days to Goodbye by Sheri S. Levy

After Trina’s beloved dog dies, she swears she’ll never get another one. But then she learns about service dogs, and realizes that if she becomes a Puppy Raiser, she could train puppy after puppy and never worry about them dying. But like...
by Epic Book Quest on Feb 19, 2016

Veteran Service Dogs – 5 Things to Know

I learned some things about veteran service dogs while attending the Purina Better with Pets Summit. I always knew that service dogs were impressive, but never to the degree that I know now. Purina sponsored my trip to the summit, but all opinions ar...
by Sweep Tight on Jan 2, 2016

Veteran Service Dogs – 5 Things to Know

I learned some things about veteran service dogs while attending the Purina Better with Pets Summit. I always knew that service dogs were impressive, but never to the degree that I know now. Purina sponsored my trip to the summit, but all opinions ar...
by Sweep Tight on Jan 2, 2016

Things to Ponder

So, I'm getting older.  I turned 57 on my last birthday and I'm at the age where things are either starting to shrivel up or fall off.  The latest has been my right knee and hip.  I could talk at great length about how long it took me...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Apr 7, 2015

Fake Service Dogs

We are hearing more and more about fake service dogs.  Can I ask those of you who are parading your pet around and calling it a service dog to please stop?  You're making it harder for those of us who really need these service animals.Our d...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Apr 1, 2015

A New Revelation

I haven't been posting. Truthfully, I haven't felt the need to post anything. I figured I'd "been there, done that".  I figured no one would be reading, and I have nothing to say anyway.  But then it suddenly dawned on me.I miss Bosley.Whil...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Mar 13, 2015

Long December…

In case you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, I occasionally get songs stuck in my head. While thinking about the fact that today is December 1 and the month ahead promises to be busy with writing, holiday … Continue reading U...
by The West Corner on Dec 1, 2014

Long December…

In case you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, I occasionally get songs stuck in my head. While thinking about the fact that today is December 1 and the month ahead promises to be busy with writing, holiday … Continue reading U...
by The West Corner on Dec 1, 2014

A&E to profile group that matches veterans to service dogs

On average 22 veterans take their own lives every day. That is a suicide every 65 minutes. A documentary series, “Dogs of War,” premieres on A&E today, Veterans’ Day. The series focuses on a group in New Mexico that helps human heroes find...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Nov 11, 2014

National Service – Patriot Day 9/11

Originally posted on pacificparatrooper:Patriot Day is the annual observance for those who were injured and died due to the 9-11 terrorists attacks. This is NOT to be confused with Patriot’s Day which commemorates the battles of Lexington and C...
by USNA or Bust on Sep 11, 2014

Uber Drivers Throwing Dogs in Trunk and Resisting to Service the Blind: Punishment for Drivers Inbound?

An advocacy group for the visually impaired is suing the app-based ride-sharing service Uber over the alleged discrimination against passengers with service dogs. The California chapter of the National Federation for the Blind took to the court citin...
by The Web Graffiti on Sep 11, 2014

Adam's Yellow Dog Fund: How You Can Help

Adi and the Dream Train by Carol Westron, illustrated by Adam Halsall, has recently been released on Amazon, with all proceeds going to Adam's Yellow Dog Fund to help him buy an Autism Support Dog.Zoom, the Dream Train, spends the daytime with his fr...
by Helen Smith on Aug 26, 2014

But what does a leash really mean?

This bit of mischief does not involve Elka, as I was work.Somebody came into the library and said there was a brown dog running around in the park with no owners in sight.So I grabbed my phone and went outside, figuring I could assess whether the dog...
by The Elka Almanac on Jun 16, 2014

The History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day:  A day of remembrance for those who died serving in a war. To all our Veterans- Thank you, Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Know that you are appreciated, honored and recognized not just today but everyday.  We are safe and f...
by I'm A Silly Mami on May 26, 2014

He's Fine, Dammit!

"Does your dog need water?""No. He's fine.""Are you sure? I don't mind.'"No. He's fine. He was fed and watered before we left home, and it is winter.  If he were thirsty, he would let me know, and I'd be asking you for water for him, but he's fi...
by Life with a Hearing Dog on Nov 30, 2013

A Monument to Working Dogs

by Carrie Boyko, CEB courtesy Natural Balance A Monument Replica Resides in the NB Offices Suddenly I feel all patriotic. When I read the news release and materials for this story my heart fluttered just a little. I think it's the fact tha...
by All Things Dog Blog on Oct 23, 2013

A Monument to Working Dogs

by Carrie Boyko, CEB courtesy Natural Balance A Monument Replica Resides in the NB Offices Suddenly I feel all patriotic. When I read the news release and materials for this story my heart fluttered just a little. I think it's the fact tha...
by All Things Dog Blog on Oct 23, 2013


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