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The Dog Blog. All the news that’s fit to paw print.

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Summer Heat and Your Dog

Summer is here! As the temperatures rise, it is important to monitor your dog’s health and behavior for signs of heat stroke.

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Respect the Harness: Guide Dog Etiquette

Learn the top 12 tips of proper guide dog etiquette to ensure the safety and independence of individuals with visual impairments.

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How to Become a Guide Dog Instructor

Have you ever wondered how to become a guide dog trainer? That’s a frequently asked question here at Southeastern Guide Dogs.

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Ask the Vet: 13 Common House Plants That Are Toxic to Dogs

Hundreds of plants can be toxic to dogs, so it is important to educate yourself on the type of plants in your environment.

Recent Articles

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Pup for The 4th of July

Discover seven tips to prepare your pup for the Fourth of July and make it a stress-free holiday. Learn how to create a pet-friendly space and more.

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Hope by My Side

The moment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived - it's graduation time for our latest guide dog class! This marks a new beginning and a promise of hope for our graduates and their new best friends.

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Side By Side Magazine Cover | Winter 2021

Side by Side | Winter 2021 issue

Click here for an accessible PDF for the visually impaired

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In the News – July 2021

In The News July 2021 This month the media really captured everything we do at Southeastern Guide Dogs. These stories focused on the littlest of pups and how dedicated volunteers raise them, all the way up to dogs with working careers, and the training that happens in between. Learn about raising a pup in the Osprey…

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In the News – June 2021

In The News June 2021 Southeastern Guide Dogs’ graduates were in the spotlight this month! Guide dog graduates Cheri Sytsma and Brooklyn Shannon both shared their stories with local newspapers. Dogs with special careers in scent detection and arson detection were also featured in the media. Check out all of the media stories on Southeastern…

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