“It can cost thousands of dollars and take anywhere from 2-5 years to receive a service dog, and most people with disabilities can’t afford to wait that long. Chris Jackson is still mourning the loss of his service dog and best friend Jake, but just before Easter he received the surprise of a lifetime when he was given a new service dog, free of charge.” More….
“Oreo is a little cat with an important responsibility: Looking out for the residents of a Cleveland, Ohio, nursing home.
‘Oreo found us,’ Dana Carns, director of advancement at St. Augustine Health Ministries, told The Huffington Post in an email. The former stray wandered in about five years ago and made herself at home, though her online fame exploded this month after Cleveland.com produced a video about Oreo’s work at the facility.” More….
“Nearly everybody will smile when they’re petting a dog. If the dog happens to plant a big kiss right on your hands or face, you will probably laugh and giggle, even while pushing the dog away. Did you know that dogs can bring more than a smile to your face, though? Science shows that they actually improve your health.” More….