Heroes Wear Fur: A Different Kind of Dog Vet #Infographic #Dogs

This infographic by Orvis, a family-owned company that is devoted to providing educational resources to dog lovers everywhere, features many interesting facts and figures on Military Working Dogs. These four-legged heroes perform a number of special tasks on behalf of every branch of our military and continue to gain respect and admiration for their outstanding service.

From the different jobs they take on to the details of their extraordinary lives, there is a lot to be learned about these under-acknowledged heroes. Even the history of military working dogs is a surprising and interesting point to consider… Did you know dogs have worked for the military as far back as ancient Rome? There are also some remarkable figures behind the investment and life-long value of these incredible animals. Read here to learn more about military working dogs and the roles they play in modern day services.

An infographic by Orvis.

Is That a Real Service Dog? #Infographic #Dogs

Have you noticed more and more dogs showing up in public places that you’ve never seen them before? These are probably service dogs, emotional support dogs or therapy dogs – specially trained animals that perform a variety of life changing and lifesaving skills for their human counterparts. There seems to be growing confusion over the presence and legitimacy of service animals in any variety of public spaces, not to mention hard questions about where they are and are not legally allowed. This infographic by Orvis is a great way to clarify some of the most common questions about them and is also an excellent way to get people acclimated to seeing dogs in new environments. It specifically compares Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs and Therapy Dogs, what they do and how they contribute to their owners and handlers. True service dogs and their humans will greatly benefit from the support provided by greater awareness of their presence and legitimacy.

An infographic by Orvis.