Category Archives: Service Animal News

Over 300 Dogs Rescued in Dog Fighting Bust Across Four States


Over 300 Dogs Rescued in Dog Fighting Bust Across Four States Many thanks go out to federal officials and the ASPCA for their due diligence and patience throughout the process. We couldn't be happier to know these pups are now in better hands! The ASCPA shared photos of four of the rescued dogs on their Facebook … Read more on RYOT The NYPD's in…

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For the Dogs: Animal shelter group hosts fundraiser


For the Dogs: Animal shelter group hosts fundraiser Robin Markert, president of the group, hosted the event at her restaurant to support the group's plans to build a shelter facility. Many of those attending … Markert said being reunited with past shelter dogs was an emotional experience. "Our very … Read more on Gloversville Leader-Herald Meet the Pride of Australia Queensland finalists Firefighters Carl…

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Nathan and Sylvia (a story of an autism service dog and her boy)


The inspiring story of the dog that changed my life, became my best friend, and showed me how to do more than just live with autism… If this video helped t… Video Rating: 4 / 5 This Vietnam War Veteran was removed from this U.S. Airways flight on 31 Aug 13. This man was 100% disabled and was accompanied by a Golden…

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Winter Park to allow dogs in Central Park twice a year


Winter Park to allow dogs in Central Park twice a year "It's less than 20 people who have been against the dog park and against having dogs in our community," Bradley said. Leashed service animals such as seeing-eye dogs are not affected by the new ordinance. They were already permitted in the park. Read more on Orlando Sentinel Dogs help stressed U.S. military…

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WORKPLACE: Obese worker sues under ADA


Americans With Disabilities Act Annual Celebration Image by MDGovpics Americans With Disabilities Act Annual Celebration. by Jay Baker at Baltimore County, Maryland WORKPLACE: Obese worker sues under ADA The ink had barely dried on the AMA's resolution when the first lawsuit by a discharged employee was filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It will now be easier to legally protest a firing as…

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Finding Freedom in Prison


Finding Freedom in Prison “We teach them about character and integrity and even things like animal totems, crossroad processes, mission work for their lives, even though they are in prison, trust processes, money, sex and everything,” Saber adds. … The Inside Men's Foundation … Read more on Good Times Council OKs tougher vicious dog restrictions He added the Watertown Safety Committee worked with the…

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Latest Emotional Support Pet News


Yolo Hospice, others offer grief support for those who lose a pet "Grieving is a natural and essential part of adjusting to the loss of a pet," according to UCD's Veterinary Teaching Hospital resource page. "Animals provide companionship, acceptance, emotional support and unconditional love during the time they share … Read more on Daily Democrat Protection for pets helps abused women seek help In…

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Latest Emotional Support Animal News


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Animal Support Speaks out Against a Still Growing Ivory Trade


Support Animals! Image by thekirbster better zoo accommodations for captive parties Animal Support Speaks out Against a Still Growing Ivory Trade Julian Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of Animal Support call upon the supporters of animal rights to focus their efforts on the elimination of elephant poaching. The Washington Post Newspaper article, "Obama wants to curb Africa … Read more on DigitalJournal.com Bid…

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Tonka’s Job


Tonka is a miniature horse service animal trained for mobility support. His owner lives in Oregon. He was trained by Donna Scarpa of The Tiny Trotters in Los… A miniature horse has been trained to help a 4-year-old Alaska boy who suffers from a rare genetic disorder that could leave him wheelchair-bound when he get… …

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