In what might seem like an endless stream of hopelessness for many dogs who have found themselves in a shelter, and worse yet, facing euthanization, there is optimism to be had. The reality of this is, there is no way to stave off this process, there are simply too many dogs and not enough homes for all of them. A necessary evil, but one that can be skirted from time to time with great organizations like Veteran's K-9 Solutions . What this organization does is takes dogs off death row, trains them as service dogs, and then places them with returning vets. One vet had commented that
I had been through all the treatments I could possibly go through that I was aware of at the VA and I just needed something else because it just wasn't enough. Once again our four-legged companions show us just how loyal they are to their human counterparts, always doing what they can with what they have.
Even though Veteran's K-9 Solutions can't save every dog, that should never be a reason not to try and save some.
The Original and Real Pit BullThe pit bull has to be one of the most, if not the most, controversial dog breeds there are. Putting aside feelings and politics, let's look at the history of this misunderstood animal.
Working Like a Dog – Service Dogs
This Labor Day we wanted to focus the spotlight on service dogs, as well as to offer a better understanding of the law and how we as a community can protect the rights of these dogs and their handlers. Service dogs not only provide companionship to those who have disabilities, they also give them a better quality of life, allowing more independence and control over their own lives. These highly-trained dogs start their training in puppy hood. They then work tirelessly everyday to make sure that their person is safe, taken care of, and is provided with immediate attention in...
The Science of Sound WavesCustomers understandably get concerned as to the effect our devices have on their dog. Will it hurt them? The answer is a big “no”. Read on to learn about sound waves and why this is the case.
Save Money With Solar PowerCurious how much you'll save with the new solar panel? We've compiled a breakdown on how much batteries might cost you in 1 year compared to a one-time purchase of the Solar Panel.
Robotic Dogs: the Future of Companion RobotsThis may seem pretty far fetched – to even think we could have feelings or a sense of companionship with a mechanical dog or cat. However, it's already been seen that many of us experience empathy for these robots.