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Pets & Animals | Animals!

Feds announce new guidelines for service and emotional support animals on planes - CNNPolitics

Airlines are prohibited from banning specific breeds of dogs on board flights as service or emotional support animals, the US Transportation Department said Thursday, amid controversy over safety and passengers abusing the policies for emotional support a

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israelis develop haptic vests for rescue and service dogs | ISRAEL21c

Painless vibrating vest created at Ben-Gurion University enables delivery of remote commands to four-legged assistants.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Dogs are leading California veterans out of the darkness

The Pets and Vets program at Tony La Russa’s ARF is making a difference in the lives of veterans, who are matched with service dogs. Here are three stories of rescue at both ends of the leash…

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Why 70 Percent of Dogs Flunk Service Dog Training

Scientists are honing in on what it takes to make a good service dog, following failure rates of up to 70 percent of dogs entering the program.