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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

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In The News | June-July 2022

Puppies with a Purpose at Southeastern Guide Dogs ABC7 | Discovering the Suncoast ABC7’s Mike Modrick features Southeastern Guide Dogs on his recent episode of “Discovering the Suncoast.” Watch Mike play with puppies and learn what it takes to become a guide dog here on ABC7.       “Beyond the Dark” program shows guests…

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In the News | May 2022

Air Force Veteran helps train service dogs for fellow vets Air Force veteran Morgan Watt enjoys spending time on the lake in his backyard with his wife, two boys, and service dog Foley. Now, Morgan and Foley help other dogs enjoy life on the water. Read their story here on Bay News 9.    …

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In The News | April 2022

Southeastern Guide Dogs: Life-Changing Furever Friends Life After 50 Our mission to transform lives with extraordinary dogs would not be possible without the dedication of our countless volunteers. With National Volunteer Month in April, this article in Lifestyles After 50 magazine highlights the incredible work our volunteers do.     2-year-old pup changes careers, still…

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In The News – February 2022

Each month brings new stories of incredible dogs and the people who are privileged to work with them. In February, we had stories of puppies full of potential and graduates working side-by-side with their four-legged friends. See some of the highlights showcasing our dogs from the past month. A Guide Dog’s Journey Begins Meet George,…

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In The News – January 2022

In The News January 2022 A new year brings new stories of incredible dogs and the people who are privileged to work with them. In January, we had stories of puppies full of potential and graduates working side-by-side with their four-legged friends. See some of the highlights showcasing our dogs from the past month.  Launching…

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