Purina Life Span Study

The Purina Life Span Study, conducted from 1987 to 2001, represents the first completed canine lifetime restriction study. Findings from the study proved that maintaining dogs in lean body condition extended their media life span by 15 percent or nearly 2 years, for the labrador Retrievers in the study. The study showed several benefits for […]

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Dog breeds and characteristics

Working Group Dogs of the Working Group were bred to perform such jobs as guarding property, pulling sleds, and performing water rescues. They have been invaluable assets to man throughout the ages. The Doberman Pinscher, Siberian Husky, and Great Dane are included in this Group, to name just a few. Quick to learn, these intelligent, […]

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Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

An emotional support animal (ESA) is a companion animal that provides therapeutic benefit, such as alleviating or mitigating some symptoms of the disability, to an individual with a mental or psychiatric disability. Emotional support animals are typically dogs and cats but may include other animals. A person must meet the federal definition of disability and […]

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