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dog receives final goodbye last call salute
Retired Air Force Tech Sergeant, Jason Spangenberg carried his former partner, Rico, on January 24, into the veterinary clinic at Dover Air Force Base. He knew this was going to be the end for his best friend. So did the members of the 436th Security Forces Squadron. As the man and his partner passed them, they lined up together to...
boy and dog reunite saved life
The K9 police force is one of the most astounding things we will ever witness. From sniffing out bombs to tracking down suspects, K9 has brought the law enforcement to a whole new level of efficiency. This is a story of such K9 police dog named Ava who saved the life of a baby back in 2017. And now, two years later,...
German Shepherds are known to be incredibly loyal, protective and affectionate dogs. But there is still so much that people don’t know about them. Here are 15 things that will make you think again about getting a German Shepherd: 1. They are ferocious creatures from the second they are born.   2. You’re not safe from danger even when they’re puppies. 3. You can’t...
dog saves family children housefire
When military veteran from Longwood, Florida, named Brent Feaser's house started going up in flames, he truly thought he had lost everything. Until his German Shepherd changed his mind. It was just a typical night when Brent was out with his next-door neighbor to see Jupiter from their telescopes. And that's when they heard the explosion. A portion of their house exploding...
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It's not unusual for an ex-military to suffer from PTSD. And it's not unheard that soldiers with PTSD often have service dogs that help them perform daily activities without stress. There are many organizations out there who set up veterans with service dogs. K9s for Warriors is one of them. And this is the story of one such soldier and his...
Puppies are like little furry balls of magic. They never fail to spread smiles wherever they go. They don’t even have to do much—all they need to do is to be their clumsy little selves and they can melt even the hardest of hearts. There isn’t a single puppy in the world who doesn’t need some cuddling! Here are 18...
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Service dogs are a gift to the world. From taking care of disabled humans to those suffering from invisible illnesses, they are always there for their companions and willing to make their life easier. And while the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) bans places from discriminating against people because of their disabilities, one restaurant in Utah had other ideas. When five-year-old...
When they carried out a study to see the reason behind this, they found that it was because of all spaying and neutering that German Shepherds go through at a young age. Neutering is the process of removing all or part of the dog's reproductive organ preventing further breeding. Neutering is applied to both sexes, whereas, spay is only to...
The American Veterinary Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) encouraged “the elimination of ear cropping and tail docking from breed standards” since 2008. Meanwhile, many parts of Europe and Australia have already banned the practices. However, American Kennel Club states that “Each of these procedures is a safe, humane standard practice that serves a practical purpose, and in the case of ear...
Why Your Dog Eats Tissues
We all have stories about our pups either attempting to - or successfully - eating things that they really shouldn’t, like maybe their entire toy. But for some parents, such behavior isn’t just a one-off event - instead, it has now become a huge problem. What’s going on? Here are four reasons why this may be happening.
15 german shepherds facts
German Shepherd Dogs, or GSDs, are amazing! But do you really know all there is to know about them? Here are 15 surprising facts about GSDs! 1. From conception… Source Max von Stephanitz is widely considered the so-called GSD “father”. He began work on standardizing certain...