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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.

Recent Articles

💕Can a single phone call transform a life? 💕

Click here for descriptive audio for the visually impaired.  “I would like to invite you to class…” Can a single phone call transform a life? With your help, YES! Watch and hear Teresa as she gets exactly that kind of call from Joanne Moore, our Admissions Manager.

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In The News – November 2021

In The News November 2021 This November we celebrated veterans who have dedicated their lives to serve our country. And now, it’s our turn to serve them through our incredible dogs. November also kicked off the giving season. Check out how the media shared our mission through various stories this month. Your South Florida on…

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In the News – October 2021

In The News October 2021 From training programs to working dogs, October showcased various aspects of Southeastern Guide Dogs. Read about our Canine Fitness Program, learn about our multi-sensory experience, Beyond the Dark, and find out how some dogs find their way to public service instead of guide dog work. These stories and more where shared this…

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Puppies in a Pumpkin Patch

Watch our puppies gain educational exposures to fall scents, bright colors, textures, and under-footings in their journey to becoming superheroes.

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In The News – August 2021

In The News August 2021 August was filled with stories and articles about everything we do at Southeastern Guide Dogs. From puppy raising to fully working dogs, the media covered it all. This month was particular popular for puppy raisers. Local media across Florida shared what the puppy raising experience is like and how one can…

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