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Incredible Footage Of K9 Apprehending Suspected Domestic Abuser

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Incredible Footage Of K9 Apprehending Suspected Domestic Abuser Duke is a K9 police officer with the Corona Police Department. He recently showed his insane athleticism and apprehension skills when assisting his handler and fellow officers in taking down a suspect. Warning: the video (published by TMZ) is intense and shows a suspect being held down by the K9 officer. Rest assured, Duke was left completely unharmed, without a single scratch on his body. Police and Suspect in Vehicular Stand Off Police from Corona and Fontana, California were involved in the vehicular pursuit of a suspect in the wee hours of the morning,...

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PTSD Dogs

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K9s for Warriors and Purdue study PTSD dogs by Marcie Davis | Oct 12, 2018 | Dogs At Your Service, Assistance Dogs, Service Dogs We recently were introduced to a long article about K9s for Warriors and the work that they do with veterans and service dogs that we wanted to share with you. The article talks about the organization, as well as a couple of partnerships between military veterans and their specially trained service dogs. In this story there is a bit of background about PTSD, and research being done to gauge the effectiveness of service dogs as a complementary treatment for military members and veterans who suffer...

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The "Safe Place" for your dogs

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The “Safe Place” Protocol (for dogs that are fearful, reactive, or hyper with strangers) February 12, 2019 by sharon Leave a Comment The arrival of strangers in the home often leads to undesirable behavior — jumping up to greet, excited barking, or general mild chaos. In most cases, this is easily trained by rewarding the dog for keeping “four on the floor.” For other dogs, the arrival of strangers is a serious problem. This is the case when a dog is reactive to strangers (barks, lunges, growls, etc.) or shows fear-avoidance (hides, cries, barks and retreats, etc.), as well as dogs who are...

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Dog Ownership Could Reduce Loneliness

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Dog ownership could reduce loneliness by University of Sydney Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new University of Sydney trial lends weight to the expression 'man's best friend,' showing a sample of new dog owners saw a significant reduction in loneliness within three months of acquiring their pet. The PAWS trial is the first long-term Australian controlled study to look at dog ownership and mental wellbeing in the community. Published today in BMC Public Health the trial followed a total of 71 Sydneysiders over an eight-month period. It compared the mental wellbeing of new dog owners to those who intended to acquire a dog (but held...

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Techniques for Keeping Your Dog Relaxed on Halloween Night

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Techniques for Keeping Your Dog Relaxed on Halloween Night! As Halloween comes our way, one of the big things that worries a lot of owners (besides coming up with the cutest Instagramable costume for our pup) is keeping our dogs calm when the trick-or-treaters show up!  Well, worry no more because we’ve written up a collection of tips that will go a long way to keeping your dogs in line on Halloween night! Gather around the glowing jack-o-lantern, snuggle in your blankies, and without any further ado, let's jump right into it! Get Your Dog To Work Out Just as...

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