New puppy cam is sure to distract you
The puppies will be trained as service dogs by students at Bergin University of Canine Studies.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 11:31 AM
The Internet just got a lot cuter, thanks to explore.org's newest puppy cam.
The philanthropic media organization teamed up with Bergin University of Canine Studies to launch several live, high-definition cameras to follow a litter of puppies that are being trained to assist children, veterans and others with special needs.
The puppies are lab and retriever mixes, a breed selected for its intelligence and helpful disposition.
Viewers can observe the service-dog training practices developed by the university's Assistance Dog Institute, which is the only accredited academic institution in the world dedicated to advanced canine education.
"We've witnessed firsthand how animal-related causes can catalyze powerful communities of supporters," Courtney Johnson, explore.org's social media manager, said in a news release. "We're excited to partner with Bergin to provide dog lovers with an educational opportunity to view the service-dog training process."
The puppy cam will be live Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST.
The canines' training sessions will be broadcast in January.
Watch the explore.org puppy cam live in the video below.
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