Mullens, who suffers from epileptic seizures, wears an electronic bracelet equipped with a panic button. Garth is trained to press the button when he picks up on a scent that accompanies Mullens’ seizures. The cost assistance dogs like Garth is upwards of $22,000 and isn’t always covered by insurance.
"(Sully) will be working alongside fellow VetDogs facility dogs SGT Dillon and SGT Truman who are there to assist with physical and occupational therapy to wounded soldiers and active duty personnel during their journey to recovery at Walter Reed Bethesda,'' the organization wrote on Facebook.
While all our customers love their pets like family, Kaitlyn said it’s important to remember that each pet is different, and that you never know who you will be helping when you pick up the phone.
Rescue came to Kensky and Downes from NEADS, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides highly skilled service dogs for people who are deaf or have a disability. Starting when he was about 8 weeks old, Rescue trained for 1 ½ years with NEADS/World Class Service Dogs, which is based in Princeton, Massachusetts.
A new domestic violence shelter will offer refuge to both abuse victims and their pets in a unique pilot scheme. She said the new refuge would mean "families in domestic violence situations will be sheltered safely with their pets and away from the abusers".
A new report claims that military dogs are being put down when they are no longer fit for service before they are even given the chance to become pets.
Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident. Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident (Image: SWNS.com)He was shot dead by a man with a hunting rifle.
Megyn Kelly TODAY goes inside the security program that’s training dogs to find military-grade explosives and other threats. MSA security chairman Michael O’Neil, as well as Jackpot and Barney, two dogs who graduated from the program, join Megyn to discuss how they’re keeping us safe.
Viral social media post sparks important PSA about service animals copied! A woman’s story about a service dog approaching her without its owner has gone viral and started an important conversation.
Sully, the new service dog of former President George H.W. Bush, took to Instagram to show off how his new gig is going. He “wrote” in one of his posts that he feels like “the luckiest pupper in the world,” TODAY’s Carson Daly reports for PopStart. Read More
When it came time to take yearbook photos for the graduating fifth-graders at Orange City Elementary School in Florida, everyone agreed that Linda, one very special service dog, deserved a moment to shine, too.
Many of us get a day off on the Fourth of July, but the newest member of former President George H.W. Bush's family, Sully, is actually doing double duty. Former President George H.W. Bush gets his own service dog named Sully
Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.
The documentary filmmaker and co-director Dana Nachman, 46, followed five Labrador retriever puppies — Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet and Phil — through 20 months of intensive training to see which, if any, would become guide dogs in their new documentary, "Pick of the Litter," due out Aug. 31.