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Carlene White trains 7-week old pups to be service dogs.

Getting Danes Ready to Work

By Carlene White, founder of Service Dog Project There are hundreds of service dogs that could well deserve national attention of an American Kennel Club award, however our Great Dane “George” was chosen. It had a lot to do with the fact that his partner is a 48 pound cute little girl named Bella who

"May I have this dance?" George and Bella

Communication is critical between service dogs and partners

Having pluperfect manners is critical for any service dog. As is being properly dressed for the occasion.

The gallop

It’s easy to mistake a Great Dane for a horse

Some definitions of the gallop might describe all four feet off the ground at once, which can happen; so does one foot at a time.

K9s for Warriors founder Shari Duval

K9s for Warriors founder saves veterans and dogs

In honor of Women’s History Month, explore is celebrating those extraordinary individuals devoted to acting selflessly for the sake of others. Today we feature Shari Duval, founder of K9s for Warriors, a hero saving America’s military heroes.

Sienna guides her partner down stairs.

Certified Service Dog and Portable Handrail

Meet Sienna. She’s the Great Dane working with her partner to get her down the steps. Sienna’s being very careful to do as she was taught, to stay one step behind her partner so she can balance.

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