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The Dog Blog. All the news that’s fit to paw print.

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Summer Heat and Your Dog

Summer is here! As the temperatures rise, it is important to monitor your dog’s health and behavior for signs of heat stroke.

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Respect the Harness: Guide Dog Etiquette

Learn the top 12 tips of proper guide dog etiquette to ensure the safety and independence of individuals with visual impairments.

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How to Become a Guide Dog Instructor

Have you ever wondered how to become a guide dog trainer? That’s a frequently asked question here at Southeastern Guide Dogs.

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Ask the Vet: 13 Common House Plants That Are Toxic to Dogs

Hundreds of plants can be toxic to dogs, so it is important to educate yourself on the type of plants in your environment.

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Tips for a Dog-Friendly Halloween

Ensure a spook-tacular and safe Halloween for your furry friends with these expert tips! From pet costumes to candy caution, discover how to create a stress-free holiday for your pets. Read on for essential Halloween pet safety advice.

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Meet Midnight

Meet Midnight, Facility Therapy Dog Meet Midnight, the facility therapy dog bringing smiles to military personnel and their families at the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard. As the Director of Psychological Health Services for the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard in Aurora, Colorado, Virginia Howard helps members and their…

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Behind the Scenes: Making “Freedom Walk” work

The web series Dogs of Destiny seeks to show all aspects of Southeastern Guide Dogs in action. But sometimes itʼs nice to look back at an organizationʼs humble beginnings to see just how far it’s come.

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Meet Guide Dog Class #301

We’re happy to welcome our newest guide dog alumni and offer hearty congratulations for the life-transforming gifts of freedom, independence, and adventure they now enjoy with their extraordinary dogs.

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In the News – April 2021

As we prepared for National Walkathon Day, local media outlets helped spread the word of the event. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota introduced a new four-legged employee named Buffy. Southeastern Guide Dogs trained Buffy to detect COVID-19, and in her role at the hospital, she screens visitors to make sure they are COVID-free!

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