Angel (therapy dog)

Angel (therapy dog)

Image by/from FeralpearlAngel (born March 9, 2009) is a one-eyed, three legged therapy dog and the Official Therapy Dog of Houston, Texas. The female Golden Retriever works at Houston Methodist Hospital, Memorial Hermann Hospital (Children’s and Southwest...
Animal training

Animal training

Image by/from Photo Crafts Shop of Denver.Animal training is the act of teaching animals specific responses to specific conditions or stimuli. Training may be for purposes such as companionship, detection, protection, and entertainment. The type of training an animal...
Assistance dog

Assistance dog

Image by/from Melissa Mitchell, friend of Kirsten07734 on en.wikipedia In general, an assistance dog, also known as a service dog, is trained to aid or assist an individual with a disability. Many are trained by an assistance dog organization, or by their handler,...
Australian Cattle Dog

Australian Cattle Dog

Image by/from Zingpix The Australian Cattle Dog (ACD), or simply Cattle Dog, is a breed of herding dog originally developed in Australia for droving cattle over long distances across rough terrain. This breed is a medium-sized, short-coated dog that occurs in two main...
Calming signals

Calming signals

Image by/from Nishi.LovesBeesCalming signals is a term coined by Norwegian dog trainer Turid Rugaas to describe the signals used by dogs to communicate with each other. According to Rugaas, there are at least 30 calming signals. The type of signals a dog uses depends...

Canine Companions for Independence

Canine Companions for Independence is a US-based 501(c)(3) (non-profit) organization that trains and provides assistance dogs. As of 2018, it has placed over 6,000 assistance dogs with recipients at no charge. Canine Companions for Independence was founded in Santa...