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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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In the News – May 2021

In The News May 2021 Our puppies and dogs were making the news in the month of May, from national publications like The Wall Street Journal to local TV stations like Suncoast News Network. This month provided a focus on the joy of puppy raising. Leslie Shepard, director, puppy raising service, and Anina Green, Austin area coordinator, both…

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Behind the Scenes: Creating Dogs of Destiny

This behind-the-scenes outtake is just a hint of what you can expect in our new web-series Dogs of Destiny as you meet the producer.

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Our Veterans Don’t Have to Walk Alone

Serving our country requires honor, selflessness, and courage. But sometimes, it takes extra courage to ask for help. Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other disabilities may live with isolation, depression, and hopelessness. But they don’t have to. With a service dog, our veterans never have to walk alone.  Our service dogs help veterans take…

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