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Funeral Home Now Has a Comfort Dog to Assist the Grieving

Funeral Home Now Has a Comfort Dog to Assist the Grieving

A dog at a funeral? Conventional thought would say it’s disrespectful. But a funeral home in Austin, Texas, has discovered how comforting a therapy dog can be to grieving family and friends. Kermit, a border…

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admin No Comments June 27, 2017
Service Dog Helps NC Baseball Team

Service Dog Helps NC Baseball Team

Dogs and balls are a natural pairing. “Fetch” is a common command for a family dog. So why not an entire baseball team? And that’s why Remington the Golden Retriever is now the official Psychiatric…

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admin No Comments June 5, 2017
Emotional Support Animals Offer Many Benefits

Emotional Support Animals Offer Many Benefits

College years can be stressful for any young person. For those suffering from mental illness, the pressures can be overwhelming. Johnson State College in Vermont decided to take practical steps to make life easier for…

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admin 4 May 2, 2017
Study Shows Your Pet Is Good for Your Health

Study Shows Your Pet Is Good for Your Health

Do you sometimes feel like your pet’s butler and cook? Americans walk their dogs, cats and other critters, cook for them, and even celebrate their birthdays. But it turns out the benefits go both directions.…

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admin No Comments April 20, 2017
Veteran with PTSD Gets On with Life Because of Service Dog

Veteran with PTSD Gets On with Life Because of Service Dog

Serving in the military is difficult. It became even more difficult for Karen Sutcliffe, the first woman to serve an active part in the Canadian infantry, not in an office position. She endured physical, sexual…

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admin 1 March 22, 2017
Service Dogs Making Big Difference on Campus

Service Dogs Making Big Difference on Campus

Caitlin Thompson and her service dog Charlie are a team at Michigan State University. Thompson is the school’s facilities supervisor and also a graduate student.  She fields about 20 questions a day about Charlie. Having…

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admin 2 January 31, 2017
Emotional Support Animals becoming more common on campus

Emotional Support Animals becoming more common on campus

David Long relies on his 11-week-old German Shepard to provide structure and consistency as he adjusts to civilian life after six years of military service, but establishing a routine will have to wait. Long is in…

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admin No Comments September 12, 2016
Florida Gulf Coast University Allows Emotional Support Animals

Florida Gulf Coast University Allows Emotional Support Animals

Alex Kantor a sophomore student at Florida Gulf Coast University has had her Siamese cat living with her for almost a year now.  Alex suffers from anxiety attacks, she was prescribed and ESA from a…

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admin No Comments February 8, 2016
When Pigs Can Fly

When Pigs Can Fly

We have all heard the old adage "when pigs can fly" has a totally different meaning these days. Emotional Support Animals are many times pigs, and this special pig due to his ESA credentials is…

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admin No Comments January 25, 2016
Day's Inn Denies Veteran Access w/ Service Animal

Day's Inn Denies Veteran Access w/ Service Animal

A retired Marine with a service animal was recently denied hotel access by Day's Inn in Groton.  This manager made a big mistake, local news took up the issue and it has since been corrected.…

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admin 2 January 20, 2016
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