Mary Esch, Associated Press Updated 11:13 am CDT, Monday, May 27, 2019 In this May 7, 2019 photo, student Jessie Show works with Luna, a springer spaniel whom she has trained to sniff out a fungus sample placed in a scent box at the State University of New York, Cobleskill, in Cobleskill, N.Y. Cobleskill's canine program was a major deciding factor in choosing a college, said Show, who grew up near Scranton, Pennsylvania. She said she plans to train service dogs for people with physical handicaps. less In this May 7, 2019 photo, student Jessie Show works with Luna, a springer spaniel whom she has trained to sniff out a fungus sample placed in a scent box at the State University of New York, Cobleskill, in ... more Photo: Mary Esch, AP Photo: Mary Esch, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close … [Read more...] about Sit. Study. Fetch a bachelor’s degree in dog training.
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Sarah Rahal The Detroit News Published 7:02 PM EDT May 15, 2019 Southfield — Service dogs provide help and companionship, and their owners find their keen sense of smell and hearing, and ability to do tasks indispensable to their daily lives. That's why one veterinary practice wants to make sure the dogs remain in top shape. The service dogs will receive free eye exams on Saturday so they can continue aiding their owners in day-to-day life, members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists say. Registered service dogs will receive the exams from a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Southfield. The program is funded through the ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam, a philanthropic event that provides the free eye exam screening each May. Members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists volunteer their time and resources. Officials say about 8,000 eye exams … [Read more...] about Service dogs to receive free eye exams in Southfield
This undated photo released by the Houston Police Department shows Maleah Davis. Houston police are trying to determine what happened to the 4-year-old girl after the ex-fiance of her mother said she was taken by men who released him and his 2-year-old son after abducting them as well. An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning, May 7, 2019, for Maleah Davis. (Houston Police Department via AP) HOUSTON — Trained dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the vehicle of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a 4-year-old Texas girl, according to a prosecutor. Derion Vence, 26, remained jailed Sunday on a $1 million bond after being arrested a day earlier on a charge of tampering evidence, specifically a human corpse. His next court appearance is set for Monday. Houston police said investigators have not found Maleah Davis and the investigation is continuing. Authorities have declined to say whether they believe Vence killed Maleah. But prosecutors said in court … [Read more...] about Prosecutor: Dogs detected decomposition in missing girl case
Mary Esch, Associated Press Updated 1:41 pm CDT, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1981 file photo, Weather Underground member Judith Clark is handcuffed as she is escorted into Rockland County Courthouse, in New City, N.Y. Supporters of Clark, age 70, a former radical activist who has served more than 36 years of a life sentence for her role in a deadly 1981 Brinks heist, are asking a state panel to grant her parole. less FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1981 file photo, Weather Underground member Judith Clark is handcuffed as she is escorted into Rockland County Courthouse, in New City, N.Y. Supporters of Clark, age 70, a former radical ... more Photo: David Handschuh, AP Photo: David Handschuh, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1981 … [Read more...] about Parole hearing set for driver in deadly armored truck heist
Business | Marijuana Legalization Threatens These Dogs’ Collars Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Drug-sniffing dogs that are trained to detect marijuana are complicating searches where pot has been legalized. That’s forcing some into early retirement. Dogs like Tulo "have the same behavior for any drug that they’ve been trained on," said Tommy Klein, the police chief of Rifle, Colo. Credit Credit Ryan David Brown for The New York Times Supported by ByStacy Cowley Nov. 24, 2018 Officer Tulo will turn in his badge in January, forced into early retirement by the country’s waning war on weed. In his eight years with the As states and cities loosen their drug laws, the highly trained dogs their police departments use to sniff out narcotics can’t always be counted on to smell the right thing. “A dog can’t tell you, ‘Hey, I smell marijuana’ or ‘I smell … [Read more...] about Marijuana Legalization Threatens These Dogs’ Collars