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The Day Angie Earned Her Stripes: A Christmas Eve Tale of Love, Loss and Rescue

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 12.28.2015 | Books
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

The little dog with the satellite ears came to us from Los Angeles County's Lancaster Shelter. From the minute she placed her paws with the pink painted nails on the shelter bars and grabbed my finger, we knew we'd be taking her home.

Struggling Students Read To Therapy Dogs, Find Confidence In Judgment-Free Zone

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.19.2015 | Good News

Therapy dogs are motivating kids who have trouble reading to hit the books. The Fletcher Library in Hendersonville, North Carolina, is home to a pr...

Arin Greenwood

Pit Bull Discrimination Is Never OK -- Especially For A Superhero Therapy Dog | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green

Aladdin is such a superhero that an anonymous fan gave him a shiny green costume over the summer. "He loves dressing up. To him, that's a sign that...

You Said You Were Thankful.. Here's How To Show It

Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact

It’s strange how on Thanksgiving we spend so much time thinking about what we are thankful for, only to seemingly forget most of the other 364 days ...

When 'Going to the Dogs' Is Good for Your Health: An Important Adjunct to Healthcare Reform

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Around the country dogs, are being welcomed into hospitals and housing for the elderly as adjuncts to healing. You can take the person out of their home, but you cannot take the pet out of their heart.