dogs

FDNY Bids Farewell to Canine Companion

FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY. FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY.

FDNY announces the death of Twenty, a Dalmation that became a mascot to Ladder Co. 20 after 9/11.  Read more »

Seeing Eye Dogs Make Visitors Feel Welcome During Chance Meeting

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On Christmas Eve, two seeing-eye-dogs-in-training, Celine and Kelly, came with their puppy raisers to the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more »

AUDIO: Therapy Dogs Play Crucial Role After 911

  Rachel McPherson is the founder and executive director of the Good Dog Foundation, a New York City-based pet therapy organization. Rachel trains therapy dogs and brings them to patients in need. Cancer survivors and the elderly have all benefited from the pets who aid in the healing process. But after 9/11, the caring canines would play a role in consoling people emotionally burdened by the events of the attacks.  Read more »