Dogs at Work

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

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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
Cobra, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, is trained to detect laurel wilt-diseased trees before the visible symptoms are seen. Once a diseased tree is identified, the "agri-dog" will sit, indicating a positive alert.
Agri-Dogs Saving Florida Avocado Groves
Tucker is a favorite staff member
mark harmon dog bite incident
It led to serious tension on the set
Video shows sheep with upper hand
Next step—knowledge of therapy dogs!
Officer responding to call receives pleasant surprise
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Police dogs in Madrid receive music therapy
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A canine career with job satisfaction
Nobody else wanted the sheep in the house, though
Glenda Woolf’s Barney, sporting a “Pet Me” vest, greets a traveler at CLT.
These working dogs calm harried travelers.