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Video: For the First Time Ever, a Dog Will Be Allowed in the Operating Room to Assist Doctors


Written by: Phil Monahan

A medical-alert dog named JJ will be a pioneer at Duke Medical Center in North Carolina. Seven-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk needs kidney surgery because of a rare disorder that can cause sometimes intense reactions at any time. Luckily, JJ can. . .

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German Authorities Offer Reprieve to Dog Who Serves as “Caretaker” for Disabled Boy


Written by: Phil Monahan

Tascha spends most of every day with Dylan, whose parents say that the dog calms him.
Photo via dailymail.co.uk

Last week, authorities in Germany were calling for a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Tascha to be put down because she bit a neighbor’s dog in a curbside scuffle. Under breed-specific legislation, Staffies are classified as a fighting dog in the state of Brandenburg, where

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