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Canine Companions

The Power of the Pooch

Pamela Levin | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Yep, they have our love and adoration the moment we see them playing, rolling around, or just plainly looking so darn cute. Puppies. Dogs. Man's bes...

WATCH: Alzheimer's No Match For Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.28.2014 | Good News

Some of the best medicine comes with four legs and a wagging tail. Take this handsome dog, Roscoe, for instance. Roscoe has the incredible ability ...

Rescue Dogs Bring Joy to Homebound Elderly

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

OK guys, be warned: this is one of the most heartwarming stories you'll read on National Pet Day.

Phony Service Dog Issue Getting Out Of Hand

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 10.10.2013 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's an easy law to break, and dog cheats do. By strapping a vest or backpack that says "service animal" to their ...

Social Facilitation: When Two Dogs Are Better Than One

Nicole Wilde | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
Nicole Wilde

Even if he doesn't get involved in the action the first time around, chances are, with repeated exposure, he'll learn from the other dog that the person is no one to fear.

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Diana Nyad | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Diana Nyad

Those of you privileged to love and be loved by an innocent, playful, soulful animal, I know you hear me through my torrent of tears.

How Assistance Dogs Can Enrich Lives (PHOTOS)

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Gardner

Watching another child with an assistance dog motivated Teresa and her 14-year-old daughter, Sydney, to apply to for a companion dog.

PIXAR'S Bob Peterson: Animator, Screenwriter, Director, Voice Actor, Dog Lover

Glenn Close | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Glenn Close

Animated features are the fairy tales of today and have a profound impact on the children who experience them, such as films like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs did for my generation.