Posted January 9, 2021 by Laurie Kay Olson

Back when I was in college I spent time studying law enforcement. My professor, a former police officer, said that he thought being in a canine unit was the worst posting he ever had.

Posted May 26, 2020 by Creature Features

Hungry as a horse? This GrabFood meal delivery 'driver' and his noble steed are never too hot to trot when it comes to bringing take-out Pad Thai direct to your door.

Posted April 10, 2020 by M Dee Dubroff

This tale of survival hails from Romania where a sweet Collie-cross named Fleur was rescued from the brink of death and became a therapy dog in the the United Kingdom. Read on for more on this amazing pup.

Posted April 3, 2020 by Laurie Kay Olson

The iconic Iditarod Sled Dog Race begins today the the dogs are ready to howl, er, um, haul. It is their version of the Olympics.

Posted April 1, 2020 by Myra Per-Lee

Trained dogs could be used as a first line of coronovirus detection in public places like airports and train stations.

Posted March 25, 2020 by M Dee Dubroff

While disasters often bring out the best in human behavior, no one would ever have such expectations for a giant lizard. That being said, meet Winston, whose art work sells to benefit Australian bush fire relief.

Posted March 13, 2020 by Laurie Kay Olson

This is Bruno, a dog who was on active in with the Marine Corps in Iraq. In 2006 he was injured in a suicide bomb attack. His handler was killed.

Posted February 11, 2020 by Laurie Kay Olson

There are many ways that dogs have been trained to help humans and other animals. From thousands of years of herding and guarding livestock to being able to detect cancer, epilepsy, and other diseases in humans, we have relied on the help of dogs for many things. One of the more unusual jobs that dogs take on is that of sniffing out turtles to aid in conservation efforts.