In The News – January 2022
In The News
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 a Life Unleashed
The winter issue of The New Barker shares how two special guide dogs made an impact on the lives of their handlers. In this article, you’ll meet those graduates and learn how our teen guide dog camp made all the difference.
Southeastern Guide Dogs on FOX 13
Leslie Shepard, director of puppy raising services, visited the FOX 13 studios to share our mission and the various ways someone can get involved. Watch this segment to hear more about puppy raising, the upcoming Walkathon events, and everything we do at Southeastern Guide Dogs.
Woman Volunteers Raising Guide Dog Puppies in Honor of Her Blind Father
At eight years old, Meghan Watson dreamed of becoming a puppy raiser. Growing up with a dad who is blind, she witnessed firsthand the impact a guide dog can make. Now Meghan is spreading awareness of the organization and puppy raising.
Meghan was featured on ABC Action News to share her journey. Shortly after, local news stations across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri picked up the story as well.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Legally Blind Tech Student Has Design in Mind
The Donna Drake Show: Southeastern Guide Dogs
Digital Journal:Karen Conkel Talks About Southeastern Guide Dogs and Their Mission
East County Observer:Alumni Support Key for Guide Dogs
News of Sun City Center: Scholarship for Veteran Service Dog Student
Suncoast Pet: Pet Bites – Southeastern Guide Dogs Walkathon Returns
Why I Network Podcast: Why I Became a Dog Trainer with Christine Fulton