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Why can’t I Pet that Service Dog?

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A majority of service dogs come with a warning: do not pet. There is a good reason for that. It’s not because they’ll bite you or anything like that (though that could happen, it’s unlikely). It’s actually because the dog is working, and on alert, so that he can alert his owner about whatever problem they’ve been trained to recognize. …

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Bark at the Park 2016

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I know that it can be difficult to find dog friendly events during the summer. Do you want to bring your dog to a baseball game? Bark at the Park is a series of major league baseball games which allow dogs to attend! There will be dog friendly events and booths during the games. 12 games were scheduled for this …

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German Shepherd Dog saves Child from Snake

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Seven year old Molly was playing outside in her family’s fenced in back yard with their German shepherd dog named Haus. An Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake approached. These snakes have the reputation of being the most dangerous venomous snake in North America, with a mortality rate of 10-30% depending on the study. The dog, seeing the snake, instantly positioned himself between …