10 Signs That You’re a Crazy Dog Parent

10 Signs That You’re a Crazy Dog Parent

Well, you did click on this article, so right off we can say almost without a doubt that the answer to the question is yes. But if you’re still unsure, here’s a test to tell whether you’re a crazy dog parent. If any 5 of these describe yourself, then the answer is definitely yes. But that’s ok because your dog is awesome and deserves all the love and affection and spoiling that you give him. And we love you because that means you’re going to stick around to watch more videos. No judgment here.

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Top Diabetic Assistance Dog Breeds - Service Dogs for People with Diabetes

Top Diabetic Assistance Dog Breeds – Service Dogs for People with Diabetes

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 10 American adults has diabetes. The CDC estimates that If trends continue, that figure is expected to double or triple by 2050.

Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to a myriad of serious complications. It can cause damage to small and large blood vessels and organs. This can often lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, and eye disease, among other often serious complications.

Our best friend, the dog, has always maintained a special intuition into the needs of his people with some recent studies suggesting that the dog played a key role in modern humans becoming the sole human species beating out other hominids, such as the Neanderthals. This virtuous circle of cooperation saw humans and their canine friends get stronger, together, over time. A topic we look forward to covering in a future video.

The days of requiring our friend to help us hunt are long gone, but he still retains his close bond with us. A bond, that when properly harnessed, can help us battle a crippling disease. Let’s find out how these Diabetic Service Dogs, often called Diabetic Alert Dogs, are assisting as we fight a growing foe.

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Top Mobility Assistance Dog Breeds

Top Mobility Assistance Dog Breeds

An estimated 3.6 million people over the age of 15 in the US use a wheelchair to assist with mobility and an additional 11.6 million use a device such as walkers, crutches, and canes to get around, according to DisabledWorld.com.

Our friend, the dog, has always been with us to help tend to our needs and he has certainly been of great assistance in his role as a Service Dog. In this role, the Mobility Assistance Dog increases the independence of a person who uses a wheelchair, has trouble standing, or walking. Let’s check out what he’s doing and which breeds are excelling at it.

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PTSD Service Dogs Top Service Dog Breeds for People with PTSD

PTSD Service Dogs Top Service Dog Breeds for People with PTSD

While many of us equate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with military service, according to the US National Institute of Health, at any given time 24.4 million people or approximately 8% of the US population have PTSD. To put that into perspective, that’s equal to the entire population of Texas. And, it can develop at any age, including childhood. Our canine companions are not new to helping us with our needs and have once again stepped up, helping us to cope with the feelings of fear and lack of control brought on by PTSD.

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Top 5 Service Dog Breeds Guiding the Blind

Top 5 Service Dog Breeds Guiding the Blind

According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 39 million people that are blind worldwide. Of that, an estimated 1.5 million children under the age of 15 are irreversibly blind. Throughout human history, when man had a need, there’s been a dog there to offer a solution. In many cases, guide dogs offer a life changing experience for the sightless among us.

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Top 5 Service Dog Breeds for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Top 5 Service Dog Breeds for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A 2013 study suggests that 1 in 45 children aged 3-17 have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and in 2014 the US Center for Disease Control estimated that 3.5 million Americans live with an ASD. Most likely due to better diagnosis techniques, the prevalence of ASD in US children increased nearly 120 percent over the 10-year span from 2000 to 2010. And, as always, man has turned to his best friend for assistance and the dog has unique qualities that make him great for new his role.

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Top 10 Police Dog Breeds Around the World Dogs 101

Top 10 Police Dog Breeds Around the World Dogs 101

We see him in action packed movies, and television dramas, guarding his companion and sniffing out buildings for substances. The Police dog is everywhere, whether we see him or not. Also referred to as a K-9 dog, the police dog helps police officers and law enforcement, sniffing out drugs or bombs, leading officers to missing people, and simply guarding his masters. While any dog could be trained to be a police service dog, there are common breeds that are more popular. While this is not an all-inclusive list, these breeds have special character traits that specifically qualify them for police work, each breed having his own unique abilities. Today, we present the Top 10 Best Police Dog Breeds.

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Most Popular Cute Small Dog Breeds Pugs Dogs 101

Most Popular Cute Small Dog Breeds Pugs Dogs 101

It’s easy to see why people love pugs. They’re social, quirky, intensely loyal, and incredibly cute — making this bug-eyed dog a popular dog breed around the world. Short, stout, smooshed faces making funny noises – what’s not to love? The Pug is a playful, confident, and friendly companion that is willing to please his human family. No real Pug fanatic can go without knowing some interesting Pug facts. Therefore, we have put together a list of 10 facts about this cute dog breed.

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