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Behind the Scenes: Bringing “Dear Superhero” to the screen

Behind the Scenes: Dogs of Destiny, Episode 2: Dear Superhero When creating a video that tells a number of individual stories, it’s often a challenge to find a foundational theme or narrative technique to unify them into a coherent episode. Dogs of Destiny producer Jen Noble faced exactly that situation—until one very special letter came across her...

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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 Irwin

Every guide dog and service dog starts out as an adorable puppy. When you sponsor a puppy like Irwin for just $19 a month, you can join the journey and follow along for a year as your puppy grows up to transform a life. Sponsoring a puppy is fun and rewarding. With your monthly donation,…

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In the News – October 2021

In The News October 2021 From training programs to working dogs, October showcased various aspects of Southeastern Guide Dogs. Read about our Canine Fitness Program, learn about our multi-sensory experience, Beyond the Dark, and find out how some dogs find their way to public service instead of guide dog work. These stories and more where shared this…

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Puppies in a Pumpkin Patch

Click here for descriptive video for the visually impaired Puppies and pumpkins? Squeeeeeel! (What we really meant to say is, “Watch our puppies gain educational, multi-sensory exposures to fall scents, bright colors, rough and smooth textures, novel shapes, and a variety of under-footings in their journey to becoming superhero guide dogs, service dogs, and skilled…

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Meet Midnight

Meet Midnight, Facility Therapy Dog Meet Midnight, the facility therapy dog bringing smiles to military personnel and their families at the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard. As the Director of Psychological Health Services for the 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard in Aurora, Colorado, Virginia Howard helps members and their…

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In The News – September 2021

In The News September 2021   Blue, the Big Yella Fella Military service and decades of humanitarian work left Bob MacPherson with PTSD. Service dog Blue helped him accept and overcome it. Earlier this year, Bob shared his story with Reader’s Digest, and it earned Blue a top spot in the America’s Best Pet Pals contest….

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