9/11

Penn Vet Working Dog Center Holds its Grand Opening to Commemorate the 11th Anniversary of 9/11

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. It’s been eleven years since the tragic events of 9/11, but my recollection of many aspects of its aftermath vividly stand out in my mind. In September 2001, I was living in Washington, D.C. and working at a veterinary hospital situated three miles from […]

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Canine and Human Celebrities Convene at the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

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The inaugural American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards (presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine) brought the nation’s top eight canine contestants to the Beverly Hilton for a celebratory night of cavorting for a good cause. The American Hero Dog of 2011 top prize was achieved posthumously by Roselle, a true hero of 9/11 (and in the […]

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US News & World Report honors Falstaff the English Setter as a Hero Dog

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In further commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, I am featuring a remarkable story of a four legged hero who saved his owner’s life. The intimate bond people share with their animal companions facilitates a pets’ ability to fine tune their understanding of our shared environment and patterns of daily life. This comprehension permits […]

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How the Tragic Events of September Eleven Motivated My Decade of Personal Transition

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The tenth year anniversary of 9/11 motivated me to recall my personal remembrance of the tragic events of the day.  Fortunately, time has passed, wounds have healed and life has moved on.   In September, 2001, I was living in Washington, DC and working at a veterinary hospital situated three miles from the Pentagon.   […]

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Honoring the Rescue Dogs of 9/11

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On the anniversary of 9/11, I am taken back to the stirring vision of a massive hole in The Pentagon as a result of a terrorist’s suicide plane crash. I was out of town at the time the planes hit The Pentagon and The World Trade Center, but the tragic images are forever burned into […]

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