I My Pet: Winter Olympian Jessie Diggins' Dog Leo Dishes on Preparing His Mom for the Big Event

I My Pet: Winter Olympian Jessie Diggins’ Dog Leo Dishes on Preparing His Mom for the Big Event

Hey there! I’m Leo, and I’m Jessie Diggins’ training partner! I live in Afton, Minnesota, with Jessie’s family. She’s been pretty busy racing World Cups all over Europe and getting ready to compete in the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games as cross-country skier for Team USA, so I’m going to step …
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Ted Nugent helps raise funds for new Republic K9

The corporation not only paid for a K9, but also paid for two weeks of training at a training facility in California. The K9 will be dual trained, meaning it will be trained in Narcotics Detection and Patrol. Chief of Police Loren Culp is currently a week and a half into training with K9 Karma in Oakley, California.
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Pet Therapy Team Training For You, Your Dog Through OCC Course

Ocean County College’s Department of Continuing & Professional Education, in partnership with Caregiver Canines and Compassionate Canine Training, is offering a course in Pet Therapy Preparation and Certification. The hands-on training course is geared for dog/handler teams, usually pets and …
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Edmonton woman wants to help you strength train with your dog

Obesity rates in Canada are up — and not just for people. According to the Canadian Animal Health Institute, more than 50 per cent of dogs in North America are overweight or obese. Sarah Keller wants to change that with Sit Stay Squat, an Edmonton-based fitness club that teaches classes for people …
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Launching a guide-dog program for blind in Manitoba

Mr. Gauthier jumped at the chance and contributed $50,000 toward the cost of raising and training Winnipeg’s first guide dog. The new puppy, a golden retriever named Jocie in honour of Ms. Gauthier, is expected to arrive in Winnipeg this month, along with five other pups, from a breeder in Australia.
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