Dogs with Jobs: How do you train a guide dog to become someone’s eyes?

Dogs with Jobs: How do you train a guide dog to become someone’s eyes?

Before the guide-dogs-to-be are placed with trainers like Sam, they spend a year with a volunteer who helps them with basic training and socialising, as well as helping them get used to living in a family home.

Shocking moment pet sitter THROWS labrador puppy on floor - WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT

Shocking moment pet sitter THROWS labrador puppy on floor - WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT

Amanda Roy and her husband, from Victorville, California, were horrified when they looked at the security CCTV in their house to find out their dog sitter was abusing their defenceless labrador puppy.

Dogs really are man's best friend as these clever canines prove

Dogs really are man's best friend as these clever canines prove

FROM flying in warplanes and surviving POW camps in the Second World War to discovering ancient works of art, saving lives and collecting money for charity, a new book containing extraordinary tails proves once and for all that dogs really are man’s best friend.

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

⚠️ *UPDATE 26/07* The dog on the track at Waterloo has been safely rescued and is enjoying a cup of premium water after this morning's game of hide and seek!

London Waterloo: Man chases dog down electrified train tracks

London Waterloo: Man chases dog down electrified train tracks

The man was seen running after the dog on the tracks at Waterloo (Picture: PA/WilliamLaven2)Trains have been brought to a standstill at one of London’s busiest stations after a man was seen chasing a dog along electrified tracks.

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

The Charles Cross Police Team said on Twitter: “Another dog left in the sun, another window smashed! The dog appeared to be very happy to be released from the hot car (Image: CHARLES CROSS POLICE TEAM).

Dog who had his front legs chopped off becomes therapy dog for amputees

Dog who had his front legs chopped off becomes therapy dog for amputees

True is now training to become a therapy dog to help amputees (Picture: MDWfeatures / @true.cause4paws)Learning about True’s story has inspired Erin to fight against animal abuse.

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Dog almost died after overheating in UK heatwave while walking in park

Finlay was left fighting for his life after his body temperature soared to 42.2°C (Picture: PA) He overheated while in a park in Glasgow (Picture: PA)The 38-year-old added: ‘His breathing became more laboured.

Dog jumped out of train and walked 125 miles to find owner who rejected her

Dog jumped out of train and walked 125 miles to find owner who rejected her

Maru was exhausted and injured when she was found (Picture: Darya Stulinskaya/The Siberian Times) She walked and ran for 125 miles (200km) (Picture: Siberian Times)Two-and-a-half days later, the wounded and tired dog was found at an industrial estate, close to where her owner lives.

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

INJURED dogs and heartbreaking accounts of how they became victims of abuse are all over social media with images of them looking like "bags of bones". When Facebook user Tina Zellmer saw the video, she said: "I cried like a baby.

Neglected dog’s fur was so matted her paws dissolved

Neglected dog’s fur was so matted her paws dissolved

Owner Freer was sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years, at Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Friday, after pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.

12 goldendoodle puppies find homes after viral Facebook post

12 goldendoodle puppies find homes after viral Facebook post

"The owner is taking her time and making sure that the puppies are going to good homes, and making sure that she matches families up with the right dog," Mikols said.

Locals build home for dog that refuses to leave spot where owner died

Locals build home for dog that refuses to leave spot where owner died

People leave food and water for the dog (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV) He refuses to leave the spot where his owner was killed (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV) He became known as the Greek Hachiko (Picture: Youtube/Nafpaktia News WebTV)Local people have compared him to Hachiko, the dog which waited for its owner every day at Tokyo’s Shibuya Station after he died in 1925.

These sausage dogs have been trained to pick up litter on their walks

These sausage dogs have been trained to pick up litter on their walks

Dudley and Hooch picking up litter (Picture: Richard Frew/Caters News)‘So I began picking it up, and putting in the plastic bottles, which the two of them will carry in their mouths quite happily until I find a bin.

Dog that played Cheddar on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' has died

Dog that played Cheddar on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' has died

A corgi named Stewart that played Cheddar on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" has died at 13 after enjoying his final day eating In & Out burgers at the beach. Raymond Holt's (Andre Braugher) sidekick Cheddar on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," has died at 13.

Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

Dog’s head smashed with hammer and dumped in river for ‘getting on nerves’ of owner

RSPCA Inspector Rowena Proctor said: “He said he had gone to the shop and come home to find her dead before going on to admit hitting Molly on the head with a hammer, strangling her with the washing line that was around her neck when her body was found and dumping her in the River Tyne.“He said he did it because she was following him around and getting on his nerves and he lashed out.

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Little Barney has just weeks to live if he doesn’t have treatment (Picture: Claire Blake)A pet owner has launched a desperate campaign to save her little dog who needs urgent cancer treatment costing thousands.

Firefighters save dog left in boiling car with no windows open

Firefighters save dog left in boiling car with no windows open

Little Bertie was left alone in the car with no windows open in the direct sunlight (Picture: Cambridgeshire Live)Firefighters were forced to break into a boiling car and rescue a dog after owners left him alone with no windows open in a supermarket car park.

Shopper fuming as owner of dog left in hot BMW rants ‘mind your own business’

Shopper fuming as owner of dog left in hot BMW rants ‘mind your own business’

Joanna Marshall (right) was told to mind her own business by the BMW owner (Picture: SWNS)Concerned shoppers trying to help a dog trapped inside a parked BMW were told to ‘f*** off’ and ‘mind their own business’ when the owner returned from shopping at Tesco.

‘Mourning’ dog finds home with family who lost senior pet

‘Mourning’ dog finds home with family who lost senior pet

According to Linda Barish, a member of the New Jersey-based rescue organization's executive committee, Moose spent a lot of time in a very sad state after his owner died.

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