The work being done to train COVID-19 detection dogs is a groundbreaking endeavor that could help stop the spread of illness amid the pandemic.
Author: Jillian Blume
The Amazing Work of Search and Rescue Dogs and Their Handlers
Years ago, dogs simply tracked trails. Today, they’re being trained in “air scenting.” Here’s how this new technique has revolutionized search and rescue.
Layla, One of the Last Rescued “Vicktory Dogs,” Has Died
The Amazing Story of a Secret Service Dog Trainer
As a young boy in the 1970s, Leth Oun survived the killing fields of Cambodia. Now he protects U.S. presidents as a member of the Secret Service Canine Unit.
Paws of War: Dogs Who Help Military Veterans With PTSD
At Paws of War, the mission is to train shelter dogs to become service animals — and loving companions — for veterans in need.
Why Buying Your Child a Rabbit for Easter Is a Bad Idea
Is your household ready and willing to care for a new rabbit beyond the holiday?
Spotlight On: Dogs Who Can Sniff Out Cancer
At her In Situ Foundation, Dina Zaphiris trains dogs to detect early-stage cancer from human saliva, urine, plasma and even breath samples.
These Service Dogs Help Children With Autism
For a long time, Jennifer Mandell and her son Sam were prisoners in their own house. That’s when a yellow Lab named Hagrid entered their lives.
Spotlight On: Bomb-Sniffing Dogs
Explosive detection dogs are on an unbelievably important mission. Find out how they are trained and which breeds are top candidates for jobs like this.
Spotlight On: Guide Dogs
Guide dogs have an important job to do for their human companions. We take a closer look at how they improve our quality of life.