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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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A Dog, I’m Not

Click here for descriptive audio for the visually impaired Just a girl and her dog. Or is it?  Isn’t it amazing, the magical bond between a very-good-boy and his very-best-friend? If you’ve ever loved a dog, then you understand. Watch Valerie and Micky, and feel the magic. Give the gift of more magical moments between…

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Chats with the CEO: London Pickett

London Pickett sings the praises of her guide dog, Tillman, who is so precious and valuable in her life that she describes him as “liquid gold!”  On today’s Chats with the CEO, Titus Herman talks with London, who welcomes Tillman as her third guide dog…and possibly, the very best of all! With Tillman by her…

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Military Heroes: Patty Mac & Captain Joe

These dogs save lives! On today’s Chats with the CEO, Titus Herman introduces us to U.S. Navy Commander Tracy Krauss with Patty Mac, a wonderful facility therapy dog who save lives every day at the Navy Yard Branch Health Clinic in Washington, D.C. Meet this special yellow Lab who loves being a stress reducer for…

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Chats with the CEO: Chad Bagley

LIFE WITH HANDSOME HENRY When Pastor Chad Bagley lost his sight unexpectedly 14 years ago, he lost his independence—until a handsome yellow Lab named Henry restored his faith. In this week’s Chats with the CEO, Titus Herman checks in with Chad and discovers how Henry became his “right-hand man.”  Together Since 2018 Since they were…

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