Rancor (Merlin/Lady Igraine) is an American Dirus™ dog working as a PTSD service dog in Ohio with a retired veteran working as a school teacher.


Rancor w/ trainer, Jennifer Stoeckl, in 2018.


Rancor showing off right after a grooming.

Rancor knows three tasks associated with his partner's needs.

  1. Lead out of a crowded space/room.
  2. Body block when out in public standing in line.
  3. Deep pressure therapy and calming techniques when partner is in emotional need.

Rancor earned the Winged Wolf™ award for excellence in 2018.