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  1. Operation Saving Jake

    Here at Operation Saving Jake, (OSJ), our mission is to rescue suitable shelter dogs & give them a second chance at life by training them to therapy dogs followed by becoming service canines for disabled veterans & those in need. At this point in time Operation Saving Jake will focus on...

  2. Belle, the hound that was found

    | Contributor(s):: Ertel, Susan Foland

  3. Soldier's Best Friend

    To provide United States military veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a trained Service or Therapeutic Companion Dog, most of these dogs of which will be rescued from local shelters. This is accomplished by pairing the veteran with a...

  4. Prevalence of behaviour problems reported by owners of dogs purchased from an animal rescue shelter

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G.

    This study examined the prevalence of behaviour problems exhibited by dogs within 4 weeks of acquisition from a rescue shelter in Northern Ireland. 1547 people who had purchased a dog from a rescue shelter in Northern Ireland were sent a postal questionnaire designed to collect information on the...

  5. Genetic aspects of performance in working dogs.

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    | Contributor(s):: Elaine Ostrander, A. Ruvinsky, Heather J. Huson

    For thousands of years, the dog has proven itself an invaluable asset to man by serving as hunter, protector, transportation, aide and loyal companion. Dog domestication and breed development have paralleled the changing culture of man. Archaeological evidence has identified the earliest dog...

  6. May 04 2012

    SHARRE (Society for Human-Animal Relationship Research & Education) Conference 2012

    Event title: Mon chiens (...) ce héros ! / My dog (...) what a hero!Venue: Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Auditoire Marcel Jenny, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil, Geneva, SwitzerlandTime and Date:...

  7. Saving Grace K9's

    The unconditional love of dogs has saved many veterans from taking their own lives which is why Saving Grace K9's believes in partnering veterans with a rescue dog. For the Saving Grace K9's program, the dogs used are not breed specific and are trained in tandem with the veteran handler...