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Jun 2018

  1. Cutting wait times for assistance dogs by helping owners train their own pets

    An organization in Newcastle is working to help owners train their own pets to work as assistance dogs to address the increase in demand. The training time to get a dog ready to work with health conditions such as autism, multiple sclerosis, and post-traumatic stress disorder is two years.

  2. Kenna students make furry friends

    Kenna Elementary School hosted their "Dog Days of Summer" event inspired by their "One Book, One School, One Family" program featuring the book "Because of Winn-Dixie" this year. The school brought in dogs and their handlers for students to learn about and interact...