In The News – December 2021
In The News
December is the season of giving, and this year media helped us share the many ways people can give back and support our organization. From sponsoring a puppy to doubling donations for Giving Tuesday, there was a lot of great coverage supporting our mission. See some of the highlights below.
Southeastern Guide Dogs on Good Day Tampa Bay
FOX 13 spent a morning at the Puppy Academy learning how the tiniest of superheroes go on to become guide and service dogs. Watch one segment here.
A Dog Makes All The Difference
Our dogs truly change lives and make a difference for those who need them most. Read about a dog named Micky who grew from tiny, wiggle puppy to fun-loving, hardworking guide dog. Micky is the perfect match for local teenager, Valerie. Read their incredible story here in the philanthropy issue of Sarasota Scene Magazine.
UNATION Tries Training Dogs with Southeastern Guide Dogs
Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay joined us on campus to see what it’s like to raise a puppy. In their series “UNATION Tries,” hosts Morgan and Ashley attended a puppy raiser meeting and tried some basic skills with the pups. See how it went here. Additionally, they included Sponsor a Puppy in their Holiday Gift Guide and shared the program to their 85K Instagram followers.
Puppy Lovers Needed to Raise Future Dogs of Destiny
Puppy raisers take the littlest superheroes into their homes and provide a foundation for a puppy to become a working dog. Now, there’s an option for those who want to support our mission but can’t make their year-long commitment of raising a puppy. Learn about Puppy Starting in this article from The Observer News.
The Drew Barrymore Show: Drew Meets Hero Who Helps Vets Get Loving Pets
Plant City Observer: Servicing Others One Puppy at a Time
The Trauma Therapist Podcast: Marine Colonel to Mental Health Advocate with Robert Macpherson
Tampa Bay Buccaneers News: Bucs Ryan Jensen Providing Visibility to Southeastern Guide Dogs Through My Cause, My Cleats
AISL Independent Ideas: Comfort Dogs in the Library