Dogs at Work

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

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
Attending the show is a part of their training
Airlines can't ban pitbulls
It’s a victory for people and for dogs
Forensic Detection Dogs
Dogs from Institute for Canine Forensics work to recover cremains.
parkland therapy dogs in year book
They take their rightful place in the school’s memories
Doing so saves bears’ lives
New stamps honor canine service members
Photos courtesy Healing for Jayme Closs
Multiple ways dogs matter to this teen
Socks worn by infected kids carry telltale odor
working dog
Canine 'Aptitude Test' Might Offer Clues
dog scat detection
Identification “mistakes” explained
Left: Tobias comforts a child in Parkland, Florida. Right: Sasha supporting a grieving student with her gentle presence.
Golden Retrievers bring comfort and emotional support to Parkland student survivors
Photo © Bill Healy
Navigating cabs, airports and life with a guide dog
Spanish police dog actually does detection work
President George H. W. Bush gets a service dog