Malamute Dog Helps Husky Best Friend Adjust to Vision Loss
Malamute Dog Helps Husky Best Friend Adjust to Vision Loss

Humans are not the only ones who can benefit from the assistance of a guide dog. Walker, an Alaskan Malamute, has become the unofficial guide dog (and official best friend) to Sterling, a Siberian Husky. Sterling was diagnosed with glaucoma, an eye condition that causes blindness, just over three years...

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The Pack: Jax The Golden
The Pack: Jax The Golden

Welcome to another edition of Big Barker's interview series, Sit, Stay, Speak, where we get to know our favorite internet friends and their dogs! This week we had the honor of interviewing Jax the Golden! Jax was a competitor on the hit Amazon Prime Video show, The Pack! Twelve teams of dogs...

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'Clumsy' Puppy has 'Uncontrollable Wobble' - But Won't Let it Hold Her Back
'Clumsy' Puppy has 'Uncontrollable Wobble' - But Won't Let it Hold Her Back

A ten-month-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier is searching for a place to call home. Luna was diagnosed with Wobblers syndrome, which is a neurological disease in dogs that can lead to loss of coordination and balance. Despite her condition, Luna is described as a “really sweet girl” and “completely unaware of...

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K9 Buddy- Paws of Honor
K9 Buddy- Paws of Honor
K9 Buddy was raised and trained in the Puppies Behind Bars program, which is a program that allows incarcerated persons to raise dogs to be used in law enforcement as well as service dogs. K9 Buddy and his handler, David Orr, served with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office located in...
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Vito: The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
Vito: The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

In 1946, when the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind was founded, its mission was simple: to provide guide dogs and training – free of charge – to people who were blind or visually impaired.  For 75 years, the Guide Dog Foundation has trained and placed guide dogs and service...

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Amber: The Marshall Fire Good Dog Gold Medal Hero
Amber: The Marshall Fire Good Dog Gold Medal Hero

Our team at Big Barker greatly appreciates all the things dogs do to help their communities. We are eager to share the stories of Good Dogs doing amazing acts of service in their communities on our blog. Here are some photos of a great dog we had the privilege of...

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8 Year Old Girl Paralyzed in Accident Gains a New Service Dog Best Friend
8 Year Old Girl Paralyzed in Accident Gains a New Service Dog Best Friend

A lifetime bond was created between a little girl and a Golden Retriever all because of a snuggle. Eight-year-old, Memphis Rose Hamman, was the victim of a June 2020 car accident that unfortunately left her with a punctured lung, fractured and displaced neck, and severely fractured spine. Memphis was left...

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Dog Leads Her Dad To An Abandoned Puppy Sleeping In A Hole
Dog Leads Her Dad To An Abandoned Puppy Sleeping In A Hole

Dogs always find a way to amaze us each day. Whether that be cheering us up when we feel down, lending us a helping paw, or alerting us during a bad situation, these amazing creatures make every day better. Meet Cokie, a rescue pittie, who loves going to the dog...

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Meet Good Dog K9 Leo!
Meet Good Dog K9 Leo!

Here at Big Barker, we love celebrating amazing dogs and all the things they have done to help their communities. When Big Barker finds a Good Dog doing amazing acts of service in their community, we are eager to share their stories on our blog. Today, we would like to...

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Meet Maddox - an Official Good Dog
Meet Maddox - an Official Good Dog
When Big Barker finds a Good Dog doing an amazing act of service for their family or community, we are eager to award them a Good Dog Gold Medal. Today, we would like to introduce you to the newest Good Dog Gold Medal Winner, Maddox. This award is presented to...
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Loyal Dog Chases Ambulance Taking Sick Owner to Hospital
Loyal Dog Chases Ambulance Taking Sick Owner to Hospital
Dogs are such incredible animals and so loyal to their loved ones. Just take a dog that showed the unbreakable bond with his owner. A woman in Turkey fell ill and had to be taken to the hospital. An ambulance arrived for her, but her dog was not allowed in...
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Service Dog Wasn't Playful — Until He Met His Kitten Sister 
Service Dog Wasn't Playful — Until He Met His Kitten Sister 
Sometimes a pup needs the right playmate to come out of their shell. Samson, a service dog in training, just didn’t connect with other dogs. He took his work very seriously and didn’t take time to just play. But, all that changed one day when a kitten named Cleo was...
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