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Program at Los Angeles Airport Uses Dogs to Help Un-Stress Travelers


Written by: Phil Monahan

An airline passenger enjoys petting two PUP dogs between flights.
Photo via lawa.org

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of a great program at Los Angeles’s largest airport. The Pets Unstressing Passengers (PUP) initiative, which offers “an opportunity to provide an overall enhanced. . .

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Congresswoman Helps Reunite Wounded Vet with Army Dog


Written by: Phil Monahan

Army Spc. Josh Tucker and Ellen are back together again, fighting a new battle.
Photo by Christopher Powers/USA Today

Here’s a wonderful story about a great team—Army Spc. Josh Tucker and Ellen the Black Labrador Retriever—who served together for more than a year in Afghanistan and were recently reunited to help Tucker deal with the. . .

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France Is Close to Granting Pets Rights as Living Things


Written by: Phil Monahan

Oscar the globetrotting dog will enjoy France even more now.Photo via lifewithdogs.tv

We posted last week about an Oregon court ruling that declared dogs as “property” and letting an accused dog abuser off the hook. As blog reader Martha Glisson explained in the comments on facebook, this really is . . .

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Service Dog Guides Marathon Bombing Victims Through A Grim Year


Written by: Phil Monahan

Jessica Kenski, who lost a leg in the bombing, cuddles with Rescue
Photo Courtesy of Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, via npr.org

Since today is Boston Marathon day, the first since the tragic bombing a year ago, this seems like a very appropriate story, via National Public Radio. Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, a recently married couple, were two of. . .

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