Measure of a Faithful Friend

“Should we get a dog?” We’d been married for a few years. I’d loved our family dog growing up, so it seemed natural to me. And yet, I was hesitant. The main reason I gave for not wanting a dog was the fear of having to one day say good-bye. It’s 16 years later,¬†and that […]

service dogs helping veterans

I love dogs, but I had no idea the extent to which they could be trained to help humans. I read a story about a Marine who spent three tours in Iraq, and is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He now has a service dog, specially trained to help veterans with PTSD. Some of […]