Emotional Support Dog News

Big Dogs Need Owners

October 9, 2020

When the shutdown orders took full effect, it became nearly impossible to find a small dog available for adoption as Southlanders sought furry companions. In many Southland shelters, only larger breeds remained available for adoption. Now Los Angeles Animal Service is touting the joys of big dogs while offering discounted adoption fees for larger breeds […]

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Service Dog In The Marching Band

October 9, 2020

In a year that is anything but normal, the Jones College Maroon Typhoon Marching Band has welcomed its first known service dog member this fall. Laurie, a 3-year-old golden retriever, is baritone saxophone player Sara-Beth McKellar’s service dog. The Vicksburg native was diagnosed with epilepsy as a sophomore in high school after her first seizure. […]

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Church Blesses Animals

October 9, 2020

St. Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception in Port Jervis hosted a special outdoor service last Sunday afternoon to bless the community’s pets, animals and other living creatures. In keeping with current pandemic rules, pet owners wore masks, remained distant, and took part in praying for dogs, cats, turtles, and other pets and animals around […]

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Dog Park For Travelers

October 9, 2020

St. Petersburg is widely recognized as a dog-friendly city, and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is making sure its four-legged visitors and their humans feel welcome by rolling out the artificial turf carpet. With the completion of the airport’s parking and roadway project – part of a series of multi-million dollar improvements at the airport over the […]

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Dog Beating Cancer

October 9, 2020

A little over a year after a local dog was given only a few months to live after being diagnosed with bone cancer, she is still in remission and will be celebrated her twelfth birthday this month. Cocoa has been with her owner, Bucyrus resident Christie Auck, since she was nine-weeks-old. “On Aug. 18, 2019, […]

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Fundraiser For Canine Group

October 8, 2020

Sergeant Tom Cronenwett of the Mount Gilead Police Department has a fondness for canines, specifically service dogs. A drive-thru style spaghetti dinner is planned as a fundraiser to benefit both the Central Ohio Canine Foundation and Kevin Farrell and training for his aspiring service dog, Duncan. “I’m a trainer with Black Paw Canine and Ben […]

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A Dog’s World

October 8, 2020

Akron-Canton Airport President and CEO Renato “Ren” Camacho isn’t shy about promoting his airport’s commitment to its passengers. One obvious sign is a $34 million gate modification project nearing completion that includes a new concourse packed with amenities for moms, business travelers and passengers in general. On Wednesday, Camacho demonstrated that the airport’s commitment to […]

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Pawfect Pets

October 8, 2020

For Shearly Pawfect Pets Founder Michelle Carpin, grooming is much more just grooming — it’s a form of art, a mission that includes education and gaining an animal’s trust. The full-service grooming business on South Michael Street in St. Marys began with a soft opening in August 2017, Carpin said. Carpin, who lives in Weedville […]

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Dog Makes Court Appearance

October 7, 2020

A dog trained to help child crime victims overcome the psychological burden of testifying in court made a rare appearance in an eastern Japan court in July, legal sources said Tuesday. The 6-year-old golden retriever accompanied a teen girl for some 90 minutes while she was cross-examined during the trial of a man accused of […]

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4-H Dog Project

October 7, 2020

A new opportunity is opening up for the youth of Power County and their furry friends with the latest creation of a 4-H dog project, which will allow children to develop their relationship with their dogs while also providing exercise and training for their four-pawed companion. The project, which was recently put together by Rockland […]

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