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Why you shouldn't yell at your dog

You love your dog, but he probably drives you bonkers at times. Maybe he’s developed a taste for socks or won’t stop jumping up on your friends. The methods you use to train him can make a big impact on…

Senior dogs and veterans are better together

Greg Brabaw and Pops enjoy a sunny moment together. (Photo: Mike Walzak/Vet Friends Foundation) A longtime Marine in Vietnam, Detroit veteran Greg Brabaw was living at home with no family and few friends when someone reached out to the Vet…

Documentary shines a light on how service dogs are helping veterans heal

When veterans return from combat, many can’t leave behind the terrors they witnessed. In the U.S., roughly 22 veterans commit suicide every day — or one every 65 minutes — according to a report by the Department of Veterans Affairs….

Hero dog in Baghdadi raid gets invite to the White House

One of the heroes in the raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s compound in Syria was a military working dog who chased and cornered al-Baghdadi in a tunnel and then was slightly injured when the ISIS leader detonated a suicide vest….

Dogs share the spotlight with dancers for this stunning photo project

Photographers Kelly Pratt and Ian Kreidich frequently work with professional dancers, capturing their gorgeous movements and their breathtaking abilities. But in a random moment, Pratt suggested to her husband, Kreidich, that they throw a few dogs into the mix for…

A veteran in hospice care is reunited with his dog one last time

After being admitted into hospice care, veteran John Vincent had just one special request: He wanted to spend a little time with his beloved dog. Vincent, a 69-year-old Marine who fought in Vietnam, was placed into the Hospice Center at…

Why are some dogs more aggressive than others?

A dog is a lean, mean gene machine. In fact, there’s a good chance much of your best friend’s behavior is etched in her DNA. But what if a dog is a little too mean? As in, no one can…

Miracle puppy rescued from rubble in Bahamas

[embedded content] Trapped in the debris after Hurricane Dorian barreled through the Bahamas, one brown puppy didn’t stop fighting. He was starving and dehydrated, buried under a broken air conditioner. He survived for about three weeks, likely by living on…

4 tips for bringing home a second dog

Maybe it’s the forlorn look of a puppy at a shelter. Or maybe you love your dog so much that you figure two canine buddies would be so much more amazing than one. Whatever the reason, you’re considering bringing home…