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Positively Dog Training Episode 402

Posted on: April 12, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly talk about their dogs’ recent health issues, including Jasmine’s dental and Kashmir’s major surgery. Victoria catches up on Ask Victoria questions. Dog trainer Nando Brown pops in for a chat about the upcoming Dog Bite Prevention Conference and their time at Crufts.

A Family’s Beautiful Tribute to Their Dog’s Last Day

Posted on: July 18, 2014 - No Comments

One loving family found an incredible way to document the last day they got to spend with Dukey, their beloved Labrador Retriever. With the help of photographer Robyn Arouty, the family created a series of photographs that highlighted the bittersweet final memories they would have with Dukey. From eating a plateful of hamburgers to one last Read More

Study to Show Impact of Therapy Dogs on Cancer

Posted on: May 13, 2014 - No Comments

Doctors and families have long known that therapy dogs can have a positive impact on children suffering from cancer, but until now, there has been no concrete research to back up that belief. Now, the American Humane Association is launching the first clinical trial to show the effects of animal-assisted therapy on young cancer patients Read More

Dog Detects Owner’s Cancer Before Doctors

Posted on: April 17, 2014 - No Comments

The intense connection between man and dog may reach even further than we could have ever imagined possible. Maureen Burns sensed that something was wrong with her 9-year-old Collie mix, Max. He was acting listless and sick, and Maureen was concerned that he could be dying. The strangest of Max's behaviors was that he would Read More

Dogs May Help Us Better Understand Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 8, 2014 - No Comments

Answers to some of the most puzzling questions about breast cancer might walk on four legs. Veterinary oncologists working with a program at the University of Pennsylvania are treating mammary tumors in shelter dogs with the hope of learning about the progression of breast cancer in humans. Mammary tumors are extremely common in female dogs, Read More