Blind man's guide dog hit, killed by car

Blind man’s guide dog hit, killed by car

Southeastern Guide Dogs said it will expedite a replacement guide dog, but even at that, but they would need to first visit Mahlberg to identify his needs, find a dog in training that matches up with him, and then take Mahlberg to training with the new dog. It may be six to eight months before Mahlberg gets …
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Dogs in Demand for Explosives Detection Work in US

The U.S. imports about 80-to-90 percent of its working dogs from Europe, which has a rich heritage for breeding and training dogs for police/military-style competitions and certifications. German Shepherd Dogs (GSD) and Belgian Malinois remain law enforcement’s most popular choice for patrol dogs, …
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Forget cloning dogs, AI is the real way to let your pooch live forever

Once superintelligence arrives, we don’t know if it’s going to be on our side or against us. But in the meantime, you could do a lot worse than training artificial intelligence to respond like humanity’s best friend, the dog. That’s what researchers from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for …
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Guide dog killed in hit-and-run was owner’s link to independence

He loved the independence Pearl gave him and worries about having to depend on friends too much. Mahlberg said he got Pearl four years ago, after the dog went through two years of intensive training. Mahlberg was always impressed that she was trained not to bark, he said. She knew how to stand in …
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Fond du Lac Action West Community Calendar, week of April 15, 2018

POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICE DOG FUNDRAISER: The Waupun Police Department is selling stuffed-uniformed police dogs (black or tan) to support the Police Program. Money raised is used for the purchase of a police dog, vet care, handler/dog training, food and equipment for deployment.
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