Category: Service Animals

Bug InFetchstation – Pest control company uses bedbug-sniffing dogs

by Martha Michael We’ve seen it in law enforcement – bomb-sniffing and drug-sniffing dogs at airports and other public places to enhance the safety of our citizens. But you may not be aware that those same talents can be applied to safeguard homeowners and residents of convalescent hospitals from unwelcome visitors. That’s why Animal and […] Read more

Local Canine Hero in Competition

Your votes could put 7-year-old “Piglet” from the Antelope Valley on TV. A Louisiana Catahoula leopard dog living in Lancaster and working as a search-and-rescue dog is also a semi-finalist in the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards. Chosen from a field of 266 candidates with more than half a million votes, Piglet is one […] Read more

Animals on Airplanes

By Sara Kinder >>> Who is that doggie in the window? The one traveling free on an airplane, I mean. There has been recent controversy regarding the practice of people deciding to take “Max” on the plane with them, calling them “service dogs” so they don’t have to pay. Although service dogs, originally called “therapy […] Read more