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 how service dogs transform lives
ABC7 | MySuncoast.com
ABC7’s Shane Battis attends “Beyond the Dark” to experience what it feels like for people who are visually impaired and veterans struggling with PTSD and, more importantly, how a trained dog can transform their lives. Read his story here.
Southeastern Guide Dogs put their pups’ training to the test on St. Petersburg streets, sidewalks
Yahoo! News | Yahoo.com
They’re on a mission with a vision to help others. Trainers with Southeastern Guide Dogs met in downtown St.Petersburg to finish up final training exercises before the dogs are paired with someone who critically needs them. Watch the story on WFTS Action News here.
Visually impaired South Carolina teen gets Palmetto guide dog
WTSP Channel 10 | WTSP.com
High school junior Emily Miller was on the fence about getting a guide dog. That is, until she attended Southeastern Guide Dogs’ Teen Camp. Now, guide dog Hugo and Emily are ready to take on malls, prom, and anything else that comes their way. Read their inspiring story here on WTSP Channel 10.
US Army Veteran Sean Brown discusses life as a client and employee of Southeastern Guide Dogs
105.5 WDUV | WVUD.com
US Army Veteran Sean Brown joins Ann Kelly to discuss his work with Southeastern Guide Dogs both as a client and now an employee, and how his first therapy dog Pella changed his life. Listen to his interview on 105.5 The Dove here. (Scroll down to find Sean’s interview in the July 14 episode.)
Guiding the way as man’s best friend
Siesta Sand | SiestaSand.us
Alan Frost may be on the verge of turning 70, but he and his guide dog Chloe would not miss their morning walk along the shoreline for anything. Together, they have become a regular presence in the Village of Siesta Key — something Alan says is all thanks to Chloe. Read his story in Siesta Sand here.