Stories

Besides being our life companions, dogs have many heroic lives as Guide dogs, Therapy dogs, Detection dogs at the service of humans.

Stories

The Dogs that Find Archeological Human Remains

Archaeologists are using highly trained detection dogs to help uncover ancient prehistoric burial sites and human remains dated to the Iron Age.

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Guide Dogs

Guide dogs are assistance dogs that are selectively bred and trained to lead and become life companions of the blind and visually impaired.

The Detection Dogs Who Can Smell Early Disease

Research studies have demonstrated dogs' abilities to accurately detect early forms of disease before they are diagnosed by medical technologies.

Sniffer Dogs, the World of K9 Scent Detection

An insider look at the amazing olfactory world of scent-detection dogs, their selection process and training for the detection of narcotics and explosives.

What You Should Know Before Adopting a Dog

When getting a dog, successful adoption relies on realistic expectations of dog ownership and awareness of the dogÔÇÖs breed and temperament for compatibility

Common Misconceptions About Smart Dog Breeds

All dogs have their own unique intelligence, linked to their evolution as a domesticated species, but it's a misconception to say that some breeds are smarter.

A Review of the Moral Debate About Dog Adoption

Should you save a dog from a rescue shelter or adopt a puppy? We review the moral and practical and issues about dog adoption with facts and figures.