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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.
At Johns Hopkins, therapy dogs used with critically ill patients help in patient recovery.
Boykin Spaniel with three-toed box turtle
Boykin Spaniels lend a nose to box turtle conservation.
Delray with Emergency Medical Services team
A new breed of facility dog supports first responders
Forensic Detection Dogs
Dogs from Institute for Canine Forensics work to recover cremains.
Socks worn by infected kids carry telltale odor
working dog
Canine 'Aptitude Test' Might Offer Clues
dog scat detection
Identification “mistakes” explained
Police dogs in Madrid receive music therapy
A look at an innovative dog training program at University of Pennsylvania
A comforting canine presence provides victims with a safe harbor
Super Sniffers—there’s a new pooch at the firehouse.