Animal Jobs

The Awesomeness of Service Dogs -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

I have a friend that relies on his service dog to walk.  He was shot in the leg.  This being said, I have seen first hand how important service dogs are for people in need.  This video will melt your heart.

The Importance Of Not Distracting Service Dogs: Letting Them Do Their Jobs

It's easy to forget service dogs are there to help their masters overcome their day-to-day challenges. Most of them are so sweet, we just want to reach out and pet them. It's understandable, but it's not in the best interest of the animal or its owner.

K9s For Warriors Provides Service Dogs For Veterans Suffering From Trauma

If you haven't heard of it, K9s for Warriors is a wonderful foundation that supplies returning veterans suffering from trauma with service dogs to help them on the road to recovery.

Abandoned Dog Taught Sign Language By Deaf Child In Order To Communicate

As heartwarming stories go, this one's a doozy! Read how the meeting of a little girl with a hearing disorder and an abandoned shelter dog changed both their lives forever.

Need A Little Help Cleaning The House? The Animal Video Of The Day!!!!

Wanted: A diligent cleaner with a nice personality, opposing thumbs, and able to get into small spaces.

Position filled.

The Circus is NOT Coming to Town?

If U.S. Representative Jim Moran had had his way, the days of traveling circuses would have already come to an end. That’s right . . . “lions and tigers and bears . . . oh no!”  In 2014, he took an historic stand for animals by reintroducing the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (H.R. 4525), which would end the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses, over concerns about their welfare and safety risks they pose to us.

Method Canine Actor Uggie’s Next Role Is Heaven Bound

Who doesn’t remember Lassie, Toto and Rin Tin Tin? Now, right up there with those celebrated dog actors of the past is Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who starred in the Oscar-winning film, The Artist. After battling prostate cancer for some time, he was quietly put to sleep on August 7th at the age of 13.