At Paws of War, the mission is to train shelter dogs to become service animals — and loving companions — for veterans in need.
Currently, only dogs — and occasionally miniature horses — may lawfully receive the designation of service animal.
Service dogs help people function in daily life — and offer companionship to boot.
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.
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.