Dog, Facts And Photos

Puppy Raiser families open their homes and hearts to raise a puppy that will one day be a trusted guide dog partner for a person who is blind. Trained guard dogs must be licensed and registered with the Health Department. They must wear their license tag and guard dog tag at all times.

They also did a behavioral study to make sure he was OK and that all the human interaction isn’t a problem for him or those around him. A street dog named Boji has become something of a celebrity in Istanbul, where he travels around the city on its ferries, trams and subway cars. Having said that, we’re all dog lovers and we want to help. We also know that in many cases if we leave a person to try to get the dog out of the backcountry themselves, that may lead to an injured person that now we have to go rescue.

Indie the golden retriever was filmed behaving in a such a gentle and loving manner with a special needs girl, 4, that many online are in awe of the animal. “The scene is set for people to actively choose to focus on pets instead of children,” Shelly Volsche wrote. The woman says the dog is well behaved and not aggressive, but the child was once bitten by her own pet. Dogs can be potentially poisoned by food and plants considered safe for humans. Ann, who is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, survived a difficult start to her life in a puppy mill.


She is a very happy and lovable pooch who will do anything for a good scratch on the belly. She loves to ride in the car and really can’t get enough swimming, running and hiking. Medic is very aware of her surroundings, she is a great guard dog at home and also an amazing best friend who knows when you have had a hard day.

To get the latest on pet adoption and pet care, sign up to hear from us. Vikki Fenton, The use of dogs in search, rescue and recovery, Journal of Wilderness Medicine Vol. Dogs were depicted to symbolize guidance, protection, loyalty, fidelity, faithfulness, alertness, and love. In the Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian periods, dogs were used as emblems of magical protection.

Almost 1 in 5 people bitten by dogs require medical attention. Recalls & alerts Keep track of product alerts for pet foods, animal feed, and products used by veterinarians or animal owners. Arlo was still breathing but was unresponsive when rescuers arrived. They got him out of the field and his owners took him to an animal hospital, according to rescuers. Rescuers said a family was hiking on the Masontown trail when their dog, Arlo, got ahead of the group. Three moose were on the trail between Arlo and the family, and when he tried to go back to the family, one of the moose trampled him, according to rescuers.


We’d love to keep Rayna around forever and have high hopes that the Dog Aging Project will help extend all dogs’ lives. We’re glad to be Citizen Scientists and support this amazing project. Lucy is kind, a poet, a pup who is thoughtful and senses one one feels in her travels. Since she was young, her owners have a goal of her as therapy dog.

People with pet dogs took considerably more physical exercise than those with cats and those without pets. The results provide evidence that keeping pets may have positive effects on human health and behavior and that for guardians of dogs, these effects are relatively long-term. Pet guardianship has also been associated with increased coronary artery disease survival. Human guardians are significantly less likely to die within one year of an acute myocardial infarction than those who did not own dogs. Dog meat is consumed in some East Asian countries, including Korea, China Vietnam and the Philippines, which dates back to antiquity. Based on limited data, it is estimated that 13–16 million dogs are killed and consumed in Asia every year.