Dogs at Work

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

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.
Shelter Dog, Beagle, Trained as Service Dog
Excerpt from The Underdogs by Melissa Fay Greene
Important enough to be a featured story
Are dogs the ultimate health care companion?
By lending an ear at story time
NYPD’s K-9 teams are loyal partnerships.
Prison pup programs do more than produce well-trained service dogs
Henry draws a crowd at Vail Resorts, Colorado.
Making slopes safer for everyone.
Canines demonstrate a remarkable ability to connect with and moderate human emotions
Expanding the frontiers of the canine capacity to help us carry on.
A look at an innovative dog training program at University of Pennsylvania