'My heart is heavy' for Puerto Rico, Yucaipa K-9 handler says of search-and-rescue mission

‘My heart is heavy’ for Puerto Rico, Yucaipa K-9 handler says of search-and-rescue mission

Finley, a Belgian Malinois, is the second dog Rapalyea trained. Finley washed out as a law enforcement dog, but has a nose for sniffing out people.
See all stories on this topic

You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

When the professor suddenly dies one day of a brain hemorrhage, still the dog waits each day at the train station for him to return. Years pass and the …
See all stories on this topic

Dog’s Eye View: When in doubt, look to me

In early training with any dog, young or mature, I acknowledge that beautiful moment when my dog seeks my eyes by looking back at his eyes and …
See all stories on this topic

From Shelter to Service: Search Dogs Help Save Lives

September is National Service Dog Month and a great time to honor the wonderful dogs trained by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation …
See all stories on this topic

Amherst Police Department gets grant for dog training

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)- The Amherst Police department’s newest police dog, Marvin, just received a $2,400 gift that will keep him and his training …
See all stories on this topic

Florida service dogs enjoy 'playcation' during Irma

Florida service dogs enjoy ‘playcation’ during Irma

“We took nine dogs from professional training. We have two puppies for Canine Companions that we’re raising. Then, we have two dogs, so 13 …
See all stories on this topic

Farewell officer Max, and welcome K9 Spike

When Max officially retires, he’ll be going home with VanVoorst permanently as a house dog – a very well trained house dog with a noble nose for …
See all stories on this topic

Service dogs provide disabled with link to the outside world

Carol Drury and her service dog in training, Laredo, visited Sterling Public Library on Thursday for the Brown Bag Lunch program, to talk about Canine …
See all stories on this topic

Dr. DeWitt Trains New Guide Dog Puppy

A dog crate is against the back wall, dog treats crowd her desk, and squeaky toys litter the floor. DeWitt trains dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and …
See all stories on this topic

The Truth About Wolves and Dogs: Dispelling the Myths of Dog Training pdf, epub, mobi

Toni Shelbourne: The Truth About Wolves and Dogs: Dispelling the Myths of Dog Training Author: Toni Shelbourne Number of Pages: 112 pages
See all stories on this topic

Orland Park police invite pupils to name new pup

Orland Park police invite pupils to name new pup

A name needs to be selected by the end of the month because that is when the dog will start a yearlong training regimen and must obey commands …
See all stories on this topic

Online group campaigns against shock collars used on Nova Scotia dogs

Animal welfare advocates in Nova Scotia are lining up against the use of shock collars on dogs, while some professional trainers say the devices …
See all stories on this topic

Redding police chief raises awareness by training guide dog

Redding Police Chief Doug Fuchs and Kato, a seeing eye dog he has been raising from a pup. Fuchs has been raising and training Kato for the …
See all stories on this topic

Worcester police dog joins decontamination training

The dog, one of the mock victims taking part in the Local Emergency Planning Committee training Friday, remained calm as it was sprayed and …
See all stories on this topic

Schutzhund Dog Trials to Be Held in Liberty Field Park

Carol Weddle and her German shepherd Baron Marcona have traveled from Oklahoma for the training sessions once a month for the past year.
See all stories on this topic

Bemidji's Best in Show: UKC event this weekend at fairgrounds

Bemidji’s Best in Show: UKC event this weekend at fairgrounds

The Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association is sponsoring a United Kennel Club show at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds. Organizers expect the …
See all stories on this topic

Pet therapy: Does Fido have what it takes?

Marlin says 30 percent to 40 percent of the dogs that come through the program have to be excused for more training or for not fitting the ideal profile.
See all stories on this topic

From the Top Dog: A new era of caring, compassion

These one-hour tours are specially designed for you to meet our leadership team and to visit our animal shelter, training and behavior department, …
See all stories on this topic

Marion seeks citizen ideas for dog park

Heath said they’re also looking at exercise and training stations and receptacles for dog waste disposal. Rules and regulations are also being …
See all stories on this topic

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 28-Sept 3

Dog training is permitted only within established dog training areas or during open hunting seasons for the game animals that the dog is being trained …
See all stories on this topic

Safe Humane Chicago group saves 'Court Case Dogs' from euthanasia

Safe Humane Chicago group saves ‘Court Case Dogs’ from euthanasia

Then in 2010, a group of animal-loving volunteers stepped in. Safe Humane, a nonprofit organization, was formed to train volunteers to show up in …
See all stories on this topic

Stellarton dog trainer to take part in course with wolves, foxes and bison

Alex Keir teaches Vida, a French Brittany Spaniel, to play volleyball. Next week she will be travelling to Indiana to take part in a training program …
See all stories on this topic

Court: Dogs must be surgically debarked

“Barking in a dog is a behavioral issue that can be addressed in a variety of other ways, through behavioral modification primarily or training your dog,” …
See all stories on this topic

West Community Calendar, week of Sept. 3

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT) WORKOUT — 5:15 to 6:15 … dog, vet care, handler/dog training, food and equipment for deployment.
See all stories on this topic

Dog guide offers safety and independence: Orillia woman

Norma Jean, her fourth dog guide, was made possible through the Lions Foundation of Canada, which provides training for autism assistance dogs, …
See all stories on this topic