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Introducing the 2014 American Hero Dog!

Posted on: September 29, 2014 - No Comments

All eight of the finalists for the award are truly all hero dogs, and all were incredibly deserving of the award. But the winning dog's story will blow you away.

Hero Dog Nominee: Bretagne

Posted on: August 19, 2014 - No Comments

Bretagne is a nominee for the 2014 American Hero Dog Award. As a former search and rescue dog in Cypress, Texas, Bretagne worked through several tragedies and now serves as an ambassador for search and rescue dogs. CAST YOUR VOTE FOR THE 2014 AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION HERO DOG AWARD! Here's Bretagne's story: "Over her long career, Bretagne has Read More

Hero Dog Nominee: Susie

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Susie is one of the four-legged nominees for this year's Hero Dog Awards. She's a therapy dog out of High Point, North Carolina, and she and her owner have an extraordinary story to tell. CAST YOUR VOTE FOR THE 2014 AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION HERO DOG AWARD! This is their story: "In 2008, I was mauled by an Read More

It’s “Be Kind to Animals” Week!

Posted on: May 10, 2013 - No Comments

There's no question that we should all be kind to animals every week of the year, but this week is a special reminder of that important message. "Be Kind to Animals Week" was started by the American Humane Association in 1915, making it the oldest commemorative week in history.

Positively Dog Training Episode 320

Posted on: February 28, 2013 - 2 Comments

Global Pet Expo, the Oscars, Dr. Marty Becker's fear-free vet visit protocol, Victoria's Swedish dog training seminar, the Miami Dog Bite Prevention conference on April 26th, and Victoria's recent inclusion on the board of directors for Canine Assistants.