Brrr, a senior male dog, has been a resident of the Humane Society of Harrisburg (HSHA) for more than 800 days. While the staff and volunteers have grown quite attached to their "sweet boy," they haven't given up hope that he will soon find his perfect forever home.Read Full Story
I've been training dogs all my life. My dog, Marconi, is an award-winning certified therapy dog who has been visiting in hospitals and libraries for almost six years. But it took three solid months of training to get him there, not to mention subsequent instruction that the facilities we visit require.Read Full Story
7-year-old Anthony has cerebral palsy. His service dog, a gorgeous pit bull named Stevie, is an invaluable member of his family. He alerts Anthony's caregivers when something goes wrong and provides the boy comfort and stability. Even though he is fully trained, Stevie wasn't allowed to stay with Anthony unless the family paid for a full-time handler at his school — something that most families can't afford. For two years, his mother has been fighting to allow the dog in the classroom.Read Full Story
Dachshunds are more than just cute long-bodied, short-legged hounds. Small in size yet huge in personality, Doxies quickly school their owners on the fortitude and love it takes to embrace their canine spunk. Here are the furry facts that only Dachshund owners know to be true.Read Full Story
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