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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

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Service Dog Access: Know the Rules and Your Rights

Discover the rules and rights surrounding service dog access in this informative blog post. Learn about disability rights, ADA regulations, and the distinction between service animals and emotional support animals in various settings.

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Together, we can do anything.

Meet Stefanie Marvin-Miller and her incredible service dog Leland, a dynamic duo who defied all odds as they graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. This Army National Guard Veteran, with Leland's support, triumphed over obstacles, including the invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder, to earn a degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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Lessons from my Service Dog, Blue

Discover the profound lessons learned from the bond between a veteran and his service dog, Blue. Explore how Blue's presence helped the veteran overcome PTSD and find beauty in ordinary moments.

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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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