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King is a typical wiggly, cuddly, energetic 12-week-old Labrador Retriever puppy with a big mission—to become a service dog for a veteran or first responder. He takes the mantle from Spike, who was recently released from the service dog program due to a minor medical issue.
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From heraldry to symbolism, many eating establishments have hung out shingles that refer to familiar animals. In times and places when most people were illiterate, anyone could recognize a pub that was named the Fox and Hound, for instance, and illustrated accordingly.
Looking for a fun place to take your pet? Here's a roundup of Atlanta's pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and breweries, dog parks and trails, and shopping districts.
At the core of the group’s work is the conviction that a suffering dog isn’t always the victim of willful neglect or malice—sometimes a pet’s owner simply isn’t aware of the harmful side effects or doesn’t have the resources to properly provide for it.
You may think you know about animal rescue organizations, but Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters is someplace special. It’s a destination you have to experience for yourself, in your own way.
Finally some good news: Atlantans are adopting so many pets that one rescue group can hardly keep up
In a month-long period ending April 13, LifeLine had tallied 925 adoptions and 946 foster placements (1,871 animals total) at its three facilities, trouncing the tally for the entirety of March and April last year by about 200 pets.
Spike radiates cute and shows off his floppy ears and custom Atlanta United kit daily on social media. But for all the adorable Instagram fodder, Spike has a higher calling. He's training to become a service dog through America's VetDogs, a New York–based nonprofit that places dogs with disabled veterans and first responders.