Dogs at Work

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

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.
Saving Florida Avocado Groves
Tucker is a favorite staff member
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
Police dogs in Madrid receive music therapy
A canine career with job satisfaction
Rocket going through training paces.
High-energy shelter dogs get a second chance in search and rescue.
Creates the U.S. War Dogs Association to honor working dogs
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.
Dog listeners do wonders for a child learning to read.