Service dog is picture perfect in yearbook

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Thank You for Your Service

To all veterans, both 2-legged and 4-legged. Thank you for your service and welcome home! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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Service dog becomes internet star

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September is National Service Dog Month

Veteran Bryan Foltz with his PTSD service dog Dell, from K9s for Warriors   September is National Service Dog month and a chance for all of us to reflect on how the human-canine bond directly impacts the quality of life … Continue reading

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A Veteran and His Service Dog Get Kicked Off a Plane

Last week, we brought you the story about a U.S. military veteran and his service dog getting kicked out of a diner. Now we have a similar story, only the man question is getting kicked off a US Airways airplane.  … Continue reading

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NY school district says no to diabetes service dog

NY school district says no to diabetes service dog HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — A diabetic 11-year-old whose family paid $ 20,000 for a dog trained to sniff out blood sugar swings at school is being tutored at home after the … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Allergies vs. Autistic Child’s Service Dog: What would you do?

This is a tough one. Pretend you’re on the school board of a small, rural school district in Southern Ohio. An autistic child in your school needs to bring her service dog with her to class. In your small district, … Continue reading

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Retired Policemen Has Service Dog Taken Away

I generally try to avoid the constant drumbeat of doom and gloom on the Internet. If you take much of what you see on Facebook and blogs at face value you wouldn’t think that in the past 10 years or … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Something about James Saks’ Service Dog!

It’s often said that rather than simply complaining about things online, one should do something. I try to take this advice and I want you to also. Let’s do something about Mr. Sak being forced (illegally) to give up his … Continue reading

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VA Refuses to Pay for Service Dogs for Mentally Struggling Vets

In September, the US Veterans’ Administration issued a rule excluding service dogs as a benefit for vets who struggle “only” with mental disabilities. Although they will continue to pay for the care of dogs used by vets with hearing, vision … Continue reading

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