on Wednesday June 19th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
POWELL, Tenn. This beast is not only a looker. Hes a lifesaver.
People are drawn to this 19-month-old dog, with his regal bearing and coat of tight, curly black fur, like bees to flowers.
But dont pet him, begs owner JoAnn Lasley of Powell.
That could derail his duty as a service dog.
Titus is a goldendoodle, or cross between a golden retriever and a poodle.
And because of his exquisitely sensitive sense of smell, hes on a round-the-clock mission.
Lasley has insulinoma tumors, which flood her body...
on Tuesday June 18th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
While the age old rivalry between dogs and cats may still exist, many families have at least one canine member and one feline member. In most of these families everyone can coexist in a loving manner (with a few sibling disputes from time to time).
Dogs and cats do have some different nutritional needs; however, many things can be enjoyed by both canines and felines. In general it seems that dogs receive more treats than cats; maybe there are more treat products geared towards dogs? You no...
on Monday June 17th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
The very first Utah canine blood bank is now saving dogs lives and solving local veterinary supply issues across the valley.
Until recently, Utah veterinarians would have to order canine blood products from out of state, which often caused limited access and supply. But now, Salt Lake City has a dog blood bank for all local veterinarians, thanks to Canine Blood Heroes.
The Idaho-based dog blood bank founded by veterinarian Adam Petersen hosted a recent dog blood typing clinic at Salt Lake Citys...
on Sunday June 16th, 2013 at 12:02 PM
A mid-morning stroll in downtown San Rafael nearly turned disastrous when a 93-year-old woman drove backward down a sidewalk, narrowly missing two employees and a dog from Guide Dogs for the Blind.
It was just an unbelievable sight to see something going backwards, barreling down the sidewalk, said Todd Jurek, a training supervisor for Guide Dogs for the Blind. He quickly herded the fellow employee and dog out of harms way when he noticed the dog jerk its head to look behind them.
on Saturday June 15th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Misty the Border collie has taught herself how to fetch and carry delivery forms and credit cards to help out on the front desk.
Customers and fellow-employees at Burlington Stone are now greeted by the pet at the dispatch window, where she takes the weighbridge ticket in her mouth and finds an office administrator to process the form.
The nine-year-old dog can also returns credit and debit cards without damaging them with her teeth, although occasionally they require cleaning.
on Friday June 14th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
When CoCo is wearing her vest, shes working, and she knows it.
She wont eat her dinner until shes on break.
She even bypassed a snack of french fries that were invitingly lying on the floor on a recent trip to Dairy Queen with her family.
CoCo, a 95-pound St. Bernard puppy, returned to Grand Island June 2 after completing two months of training in California to be a service dog for an 8-year-old boy, Alex Anderson.
Alex has pervasive development disorder, a chromosomal disorder, slight autism,...
on Thursday June 13th, 2013 at 11:02 AM
A Winnipeg man has trained his dog to search for other peoples lost pets.
Rene Belliveau used books and online training to teach his black lab, Shadow, tracking techniques.
The pair start with a sample scent from the lost pet.
We scent him before I harness him, said Belliveau, He knows when he sees his harness, its work time.
The two have been tracking lost animals together for nine months and they have a pretty good track record.
Theyve reunited 15 different owners with their lost pets including...
on Wednesday June 12th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Tiny Yorkshire terrier Skip has been praised after his frantic barking woke his owners as flames licked against their front door in a suspected arson attack.
It meant they were able to alert other residents of the three-story block of flats in School Street, Syston, getting everyone to safety.
Skips agitated barking at about 2:15am yesterday woke his owners, Andrew and Teresa Tebbutt.
Andrew, 44, who lives in a ground floor flat, said: The dog was going hysterical. I looked through the peephole...
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