Non-Profit Matches Veterans with Therapy Dogs for Life Changing Support

Brett Simon was a veteran K9 police officer who went on to work as a contractor for the Department of the Army as a bomb dog handler. However, after serving two tours in Iraq, he returned home suffering from PTSD.

Led by his Mom, Shari Duval, who had worked for veteran's charities near their home in Jacksonville Florida, Brett's family undertook two years of research to find a solution to help Brett and others with this condition.

Their research focused on canine assistance for PTSD. Ultimately, they started a non-profit organization. K9s For Warriors, dedicated to providing service dogs to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of their military service (post 9/11).

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A Baby Goat and Emu Find Friendship on Rescue Farm

You have never seen a love story like this before!

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Therapy Dogs Help Kids With Trauma Feel Calm Enough To Tell Their Stories

The dogs of the K9th Circuit Program are the ultimate therapy dogs for kids in courtrooms. In 2014, Orlando, Florida created a community outreach program called Companions for Courage where dogs provide a sense of security to children testifying in court.

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Jake The Rescue Dog And Honorary Firefighter Will Steal Your Heart

Bill and Jake met in a stressful, heated situation—and we mean that literally.

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This Retired Racehorse is a Talented Painter!

Many animals are very smart. Like the dog who opens doors, or a monkey who can play chess... But one very special horse has captivated our attention for his unbelievable talent.

After retiring from being a racehorse, Metro seemed to be nearing the end of his life. Born with a knee a problem that was the cause of his career's end, he could have been put to sleep. Luckily, Ron Krajewski, an artist from Gettysburg, PA, and his wife, Wendy, adopted him.

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This Guinea Pig Is The Cutest Calendar Model Ever

We have seen our share of interesting animals. Whether it's a painting donkey, cat that sings or an owl that dances, we thought we've seen it all. That was until we met Fuzzberta.

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This Famous Surfing Dog Rides The Wave To Helping Others!

Ricochet is one of the most world famous, award-winning surf dogs who loves the sport, but most importantly SURFS WITH PURPOSE! She surfs solo, with children, adults, pros, celebrities, other dogs! But her most important role is the work she does to help kids with a variety of disabilities in their healing process by experiencing the joy of being on a surf board.

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Adorable Therapy Dog Helps Children To Read

"I never had read to a dog before, or any pet," said a young boy at the Hartford Connecticut Public Library. "It's been very fun reading to Gizmo."

Sometimes due to trauma, anxiety, or sadness, kids struggle with the fundamental skills required to learn how to read. Medical studies have shown that the presence of a calming animal, like a cute cuddly dog, can relieve the stress and help with the learning process.

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