Dogs at Work

When dogs are on the job, at-risk children, endangered species, even lost cats benefit.

cat detection dog
Detection dog helps reunite wildfire evacuees with their cats.
A dog navigates in nature using an internal magnetic compass.
And dogs sense the Earth’s magnetic field to navigate
A Karelian Bear dog stretching before starting work duties
Japan’s Karelian Bear Dogs help save lives, reduce injuries and educate both people and bears
A nursing home resident interacts with her robotic dog companion
In times of isolation, the next generation of robo-pets may provide comfort
A study of search and rescue dogs showed little difference in longevity or cause of death between dogs at the disaster site and dogs in a control group.
Annie with her service dog, Pilot.
Navigating through life with a dog named Pilot
Delray with Emergency Medical Services team
A new breed of facility dog supports first responders
Players and staff love Zoë, their French Bulldog
Canines are the best biotechnology to hit archaeology in eons
Therapy dogs demonstrate medical procedures to kids
Hurricane is the first international dog to receive this British medal
Paying attention is a major guide-dog skill, and these puppies seem on track to master it.
Volunteers provide puppies with strong foundations for service dog training
Towards a more civil society
Attending the show is a part of their training
It’s a victory for people and for dogs