In The News – November 2021
In The News
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 PBS
This month we honored and remembered those who served our country. For Veterans Day, PBS South Florida shared the work we’re doing to provide service dogs to those who need them most. From puppy raising to training to placement, PBS shares it all. Watch the clip here.
Florida is Cracking Down on Fake Emotional Support Animals
Many people are still passing their pets off as emotional support animals. NBC Fort Myers called upon us to help explain why someone shouldn’t claim their pet is a service animal. Outreach & Recruitment Ambassador Suzy Wilburn shares her expertise and why it’s important to let working dogs work. Watch the segment here.
Service Dog Blue Helping Veteran with PTSD
In honor of Veterans Day, The Zen of Dog Ownership podcast spoke to Bob Macpherson who shared how one random visit to Southeastern Guide Dogs led him to apply for his own service dog, Blue. Learn more about this Marine and humanitarian by listening to the episode here.
Giving Tuesday: How You Can Help Southeastern Guide Dogs’ Mission
This Giving Tuesday, Dog O Day shared our mission and how the public could double their impact when donating this season. Read the article highlighting our commitment to extraordinary dogs transforming lives here.
Bradenton Magazine: Southeastern Guide Dogs
Medium: Giving Tuesday: Support Local Nonprofits this Season
Pet Age: Gyms for Dogs Donates Equipment to Southeastern Guide Dogs
SRQ Daily: Southeastern Guide Dogs Provides Service Dogs to Veterans
Suncoast Pet: Sponsor a Puppy, Change a Life
WTSP-TV (CBS): Bucs’ Center Ryan Jensen Nominated for Salute to Service Award