A YouTube screenshot shows great dane puppies with the nonprofit Service Dog Project in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
If you want something to take your mind off the workday grind, look no further.
A live video feed on Explore.org shows a litter of great danes that will grow up to be service dogs. The pups are part of the Service Dog Project, an accredited nonprofit in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The nonprofit gives priority to veterans and their families and is accredited by Assistance Dogs International.
Service Dog Project breeds the sturdy canines to help those with mobility issues.
“A support dog should be at least 45% of the person’s height and 65% of the person’s weight,” according to their website. “A 6 foot tall man needs a 30” dog. This puts stability at the person’s fingertips.”
Great danes have a short coat, but it’s thick enough that they can go outside during the winter for short periods of time. These large dogs require little physical exercise, and lest we forget, they’re majestic as hell.
Tech. Sgt. Ryan Cooper, 151st Security Forces Squadron, leads a team of security forces members as they clear a building during a simulated active shooter event October 15, 2019 at Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base, Utah. (U.S. Air National Guard/Tech. Sgt. John Winn)
Security measures at U.S. military bases will be increased in the wake of the deadly shootings at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii and Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.
In a message posted to Twitter, U.S. Northern Command, known as Northcom, said it has directed its installations to "immediately assess force protection measures and implement increased random security measures for their facilities."
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. investigators face mounting pressure on Monday to deliver answers on the motive that led a Saudi Air Force lieutenant to shoot and kill three people and wounded eight others at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speaking at a Sunday evening press conference, said he was sure the gunman carried out an act of terrorism. He questioned whether it could have been prevented by better vetting of foreign military officers who train in the United States.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forces have entered Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State caliphate, in one of the starkest examples yet of how Moscow has filled the vacuum created by President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. forces from northern Syria.