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Lessons from my Service Dog, Blue

After four years together with Blue, I still marvel at our relationship. It is too trite to say we are simply companions; it is much more profound. There is a depth to his gaze that is hard to fathom. He is not merely looking at me but radiates a sense of calm. And in that...

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Covid-19 Detection Dog | The Nose Knows

Buffy has been in the news lately! Here are excerpts from her press release from Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, and then below, you can find out how Buffy was trained in an article that appeared in our spring news magazine, Life Unleashed. PRESS RELEASE – April 2021 COVID-19 DETECTION DOG AT WORK AT DOCTORS HOSPITAL...

Create Your Will

Convenient and Free! Create your Will at Freewill.com Here’s an excellent goal you can check off your list with ease, and while you are at it, you can protect the people and pets you love most—at no cost. You can now write your legally-valid will online with a convenient tool called FreeWill.com. It’s free! Southeastern...

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Behind the Scenes: Creating Dogs of Destiny

Jen Noble is an Emmy® Award-winning video storyteller, and the producer of the premiere episode of Dogs of Destiny, a new web series that dives into the many stories surrounding the dogs of Southeastern Guide Dogs, and the humans lucky enough to raise, train, and interact with them in real life. We wanted to get...

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Meet Grant!

Gregarious Grant loves his siblings and his humans, too. This guy has places to go, people to see, and stuff to sniff. Good boy, Grant! Someday, you’ll go far! Every guide dog and service dog starts out as an adorable puppy. When you sponsor a puppy like Grant for just $19 a month, you can…

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Meet Faith!

Click here for video with descriptive audio for the visually impaired  Sweet, playful Faith is already stealing hearts with her happy personality. For now, she loves rolling around with her littermates. But someday, she’ll impact someone who needs her help and love. Every guide dog and service dog starts out as an adorable puppy. When…

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Waiting for a New Beginning

Imagine you are 19 years old, the fourth of six children in a military family that has moved around all your life. The five years you’ve lived in Crestview, Fla. is the longest you’ve settled in any one place. You’ve just finished high school while simultaneously earning your AA degree and should be starting college…

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