These 5 VA Facilities Will Start Service Dog Programs for Veterans With PTSD

Five VA medical centers will soon launch a service dog training pilot program for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday, March 30, that the…

Ipswich dog care service growing with log cabin space

Published: 6:30 AM March 26, 2022 The disused bowling green at Christchurch Park could be the new home for a doggy day care log cabin, as a community interest company…

Do I Need a Psychiatric Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal?

Trained service dogs can help ease symptoms for many mental health conditions. Here’s how. Dogs have long offered comfort, companionship, safety, and joy, but did you know some dogs can…

Grant to help Suffolk veterans awarded to Service Dogs UK

Published: 4:30 PM March 10, 2022 A £24,000 grant to provide canine companions to ex-service personnel who suffer with Post-Traumatic Stress will be ‘life-changing’. Service Dogs UK, which has a…

The Difference Between a Service Dog and a Therapy Dog

Photo: SasaStock (Shutterstock) We probably all consider our dogs essential to our day-to-day lives and wish we could take them everywhere. Many dogs actually do have real jobs and go…

Iowa State University veterinarians investigating unusual bacterial disease in central Iowa pigs • News Service • Iowa State University

ISU veterinarians are helping to contain an outbreak of the bacteria Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae among central Iowa pork production facilities. The bacteria are normally managed with antibiotics, but the current strain…

Saving Souls K9 Foundation providing free service dogs for veterans

CHELSEA, Okla. — For many US Military Veterans, PTSD service dogs provide life-changing benefits. Dustin Parker, an Army Veteran in Chelsea, has seen that firsthand through his service dog, Sissy.…

AAVMC to present award for distinguished service to academic veterinary medicine

Dr Daryl D. Buss will receive the award during the AAVMC’s upcoming Catalyze 2022 conference. The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) will present its 2022 AAVMC Billy E.…

Maggie The Comfort Dog Retires To Florida After Career Of Service

Nach fast einem Jahrzehnt vorbildlichen Dienstes als Komforthund in Newtown hat sich Maggie, die Golden Retriever, mit ihrer ewigen Familie und ihrem Hundebegleiter nach Florida zurückgezogen. Maggies Beitrag von sanfter…

Pamplin Media Group – Clackamas child welfare offices welcome service dog-in-training

Duke, an English Labrador, to become first official facility dog ​​for state program As Oregon increases its focus on mental health services statewide amid rising demand exacerbated by the COVID-19…