Archive for the 'Service Dogs' Category

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Fake Service Dogs Cause A Problem For Real Ones

March 11th, 2009

Lots of dog owners would love to take their dogs everywhere and while many people reap the amazing benefits of a service animal every day, there are those who don’t need these 4 four footed assistants. Yet I have seen dogs out in public whose owners claim they are service dogs acting in ways that […]

Woman Sues After Giant Breed Service Dog Denied Access To Bus and Subway in NYC

January 10th, 2009

Service dogs come in all shapes and sizes and Estelle Stamm’s 120 lb psychiatric service dog, Wargas, an Anatolian Shepherd, is a perfect example of this. However Estelle has now filed a lawsuit against the NYC Transit system for a whopping $10,000, claiming that Wargas was denied access to the subway and bus. She has […]

Woman with Guide Dog Turned Away from Restaurant

January 3rd, 2009

A twenty-year-old woman named Emma Donnelly was recently turned away from a restaurant in Exeter, England because the restaurant’s management labeled her guide dog a “health and safety hazard.” The restaurant continued to refuse to let her in after she produced a government-issued card confirming that her dog was a service dog and not a […]

Dog News: Oregon Statehouse Bans Dogs

December 2nd, 2008

Legislators in Salem, OR plan to ban “man’s best friend” from the newly renovated statehouse. After $34 million dollars of taxpayers funds were spent redoing the office wing, some politicians decided that the presence of pooches in the workplace could damage the posh digs. Governor Ted Kulongoski’s dog, Hershey, would even be effected by the […]

Dog Video Of The Day: Talented Service Dog!

September 1st, 2008

Incredible service dogs like Henry work all the time – even on Labor day! Check out this video of Henry going through some of his household routines.

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