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The Suicides Need to Stop!

Justin Constantine | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Justin Constantine

The father had no idea that evening was the last time he would hold his son, and that would be their last conversation. He thought they had made real progress with the phone call and that his son was on the path to recovery. But unfortunately he was wrong.

Meet Gander a Celebrity Amongst Dogs

Robert Piper | Posted 11.16.2014 | Good News
Robert Piper

Gander is a celebrity; everywhere he goes he's photographed, on Facebook he has over 250,000 Facebook likes. Gander is a service dog, one of several in America that help improve the quality of life for thousands of people with disabilities.

Denied Service Dog, Veteran Finds Life-Changing Companion At Local Shelter

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News
Helaina Hovitz

As Nate, 29, walked through the kennels, Otis was the only dog not barking excitedly -- he was just leaning his face against the fence and hoping for some love. Nate took the American Bulldog for a walk in the parking lot, the pup instinctively trotted straight to his car, and it was love.

Diner Says 'Sorry' For Cursing, Kicking Out Vet Using Service Dog

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

OXFORD, Mass. -- A diner-owner has apologized for throwing out a military veteran because he brought in his service dog. Russell Ireland, owner of Bi...

Life Is Great at 90

Irwin Stovroff | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Irwin Stovroff

At 90, you'd think that I might be looking back -- thinking about my own days as a veteran after being freed from a Nazi POW camp, growing my career and raising my family, and of the honors I've received. And of course, all this does mean a lot to me. But the truth is I'm looking forward.

David Lohr

Wanted: Name For Adorable 8-Week-Old Service Dog | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2012 | Good News

Here is an event dog lovers can sink their teeth into. The Collier County Sheriff's Office in Naples, Fla., is holding a name-the-dog contest. The ...

Making Our Veterans Proud of Us

Irwin Stovroff | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Irwin Stovroff

We want to see hundreds more dogs properly trained to treat the veterans still returning from the Middle East. We want each and every single one of our troops to have a shot at living a happy and fulfilling life back home.

On This Memorial Day, a Big Thank You to Our Service Dogs

Irwin Stovroff | Posted 07.27.2012 | Impact
Irwin Stovroff

This Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have fought, and fallen, for their country. We also pay tribute to those still fighting. For a lucky few, their lives will be changed by the constant companion, friend, and therapist that a service dog is for a veteran returning from war.

The Right Ruff! -- What Makes an Elite Service Dog

Irwin Stovroff | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Irwin Stovroff

Having seen the profound impact these dogs make on the lives of men and women who have sacrificed so much for their country, I can tell you that it's all worth it -- and then some. And, by the way, the dogs love it too.