Guide and Service Dogs

Guide and Service Dogs

Guide dogs are trained to lead the blind or vision impaired. The dog acts as a pilot to direct its owner in a straight line unless directed to turn, while avoiding obstacles in all directions. How do I get a guide dog? Blind Veterans are assessed and trained for...
Do You Know The Symptoms of Diabetes in a Dog?

Do You Know The Symptoms of Diabetes in a Dog?

What Are the Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs?  The following symptoms should be investigated as they could be indicators that your dog has diabetes:    Change in appetite Excessive thirst/increase in water consumption Weight loss Increased urination Unusually...
Caring For Your Best Friend’s Feet

Caring For Your Best Friend’s Feet

A friend of mine, a veteran of the military, shared this mantra with me, “Take care of your feet, because your feet take you everywhere.” I always remembered that fact and for us humans, it can often be associated with many types of medical issues, particularly those...