The Primal Blog

Service Dogs: Helping Those Who Served Our Country

Did you know that less than 40% of veterans ever seek treatment? Service dogs are increasingly becoming a form of therapy and assistance for veterans. Service dogs help veterans manage their stress, risk of violence and suicidal thoughts. This graphic dives into the benefits of having a service dog, their duties and basic etiquette.

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Dogs & Babies.. Doesn't Get much Better

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Here are some great photos from Buzzfeed.com, Enjoy.

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Dean Wissing / Via Flickr: deanwissing
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Brandon Atkinson / Via Flickr: atkinson000
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Ted Murphy / Via Flickr: tedmurphy
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Jason Vasquez / Via Flickr: vasquez
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Keith McDuffee / Via Flickr: gudlyf
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Honza Soukup / Via Flickr: honzasoukup
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rumpleteaser / Via Flickr: rumpleteaser
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Pardee Ave. / Via Flickr: pardee
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Devin / Via Flickr: devinf
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Bradley Gordon / Via Flickr: icanchangethisright
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Eelco Cramer / Via Flickr: eelcoc
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Pietro Zanarini / Via Flickr: zipckr
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André Mouraux / Via Flickr: spigoo
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DIY: "Y" SHAPED DOG TUG & TOSS TOY

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click the link to see the great site that provided this - http://www.instructables.com/id/Y-SHAPED-DOG-TUG-TOSS-TOY/

Step 1: Materials & Tools

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1. Materials & Tools Needed for “Y” Shaped Dog Tug & Toss Toy •3/8” Rope •Tape Measure •Scissors •3 Small Zip Ties •Marker •Needle-Nose Pliers or Hemostats •Lighter
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These easy to make colorful rope toys are great for any size dog.

"Y" SHAPED DOG TUG & TOSS TOYProject Cost $1.68 (100' of rope at $7.00 = $0.07 a foot; Project 24' x $0.07 = $1.68)

Check out my basic version of this toy at Dog Toys for Heavy Chewers

If you are having trouble tying the knot see my video BASIC KNOT VIDEO

(If you are concerned with your dog ingesting the nylon rope, natural 3/8" jute rope can be used instead) WARNING

Please discard if toy becomes damaged or torn. Not intended for children. Should be used for chewing & playing only. Supervision is recommended when dogs are playing with toys.

GoPro Video: Quick Tour of Our Agility Course by Bear [Bonus Video]

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This is just a quick video of part of our agility course at Primal Canine, we switch things around and add new obstacles on a monthly basis. Thanks for watch, Enjoy.

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