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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.

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

Sit. Stay. Speak! Episode 10: Join us for Walkathon 2020

It’s that time again for our biggest and most fun fundraiser of the year: Walkathon!: A tail waggin’ festival with a family-friendly theme, held in 5 locations in Florida this year. On today’s “Sit. Stay. Speak!” podcast we visit with three members of the Walkathon team: Jennifer Bryan,Mallory Page and Chad Bouton. And, “It’s a…

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Sit, Stay, Speak! Episode 9: Canine Fitness with Dr. Conrad

When you think of a Southeastern Guide Dogs service or guide dog, do you also think “Olympic Athlete”? Well, you should! Thanks to the special canine fitness work we do to strengthen muscles and increase stamina, our working dogs are more physically fit than ever. On today’s episode of “Sit, Stay, Speak!” we visit with our…

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Sit, Stay, Speak! Episode 8: Our Kids Programs

Some people lose their vision as adults through age-related disease or accidents. But many people lose their vision as children. In this episode, our hosts interview Katie Perez, the Southeastern Guide Dogs staff member who manages our programs for children and teens. Katie shares about our companion dogs for children with vision loss, our Guide…

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Sit, Stay, Speak! Episode 6: Never Left Behind

Today is Veterans Day, and we honor our military men and women with a gripping and personal visit with Morgan Watt, whose service dog, Foley.

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Sit, Stay, Speak! Episode 5: Raising Pip

Sit Stay Speak! Podcast welcomes puppy raiser, Christie Bane and superstar Pip to the show. Learn all about Pip’s journey from Star Puppy to freshman.

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