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Working Dogs

This Dog Is An Ivy League Graduate

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A training center inspired by canine rescue work on 9/11 is graduating its first class of working dogs, some of whom will embark...

Dogs of Courage Book Offers Glimpse of Some Surprising Working Dogs

Lisa Rogak | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

While dogs are commonly adored as pets and lovable companions, they are also capable of becoming highly skilled at a variety of jobs that help humans in countless ways, some very surprising. Here are a few examples.

Parents Use Dogs To Sniff Out Kids' Drugs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents

A German shepherd that's all business sniffs every nook and cranny of a Houston home in search of drugs, but it's not a DEA raid; according to NBC's "...

PHOTOS: 'Dogs Of Courage'

Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

From Lisa Rogak: We’ve all seen the heartbreaking photos of the overwhelming destruction that Sandy inflicted on the east coast, particularly New...

In Dog We Trust

Jason Earle | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green
Jason Earle

Three Nevada Highway Patrol officers claim Chris Perry, the director of Nevada's Department of Public Safety, hijacked the state's police canine program, turning the dogs into "trick ponies" with the purpose of falsely alerting to drugs on command.