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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 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 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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In The News – December 2021

In The News December 2021 December is the season of giving, and this year media helped us share the many ways people can give back and support our organization. From sponsoring a puppy to doubling donations for Giving Tuesday, there was a lot of great coverage supporting our mission. See some of the highlights below. Southeastern…

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💕Can a single phone call transform a life? 💕

Click here for descriptive audio for the visually impaired.  “I would like to invite you to class…” Can a single phone call transform a life? With your help, YES! Watch and hear Teresa as she gets exactly that kind of call from Joanne Moore, our Admissions Manager.

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In The News – November 2021

In The News November 2021 This November we celebrated veterans who have dedicated their lives to serve our country. And now, it’s our turn to serve them through our incredible dogs. November also kicked off the giving season. Check out how the media shared our mission through various stories this month. Your South Florida on…

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Meet Irwin, one of our super-cute Sponsor a Puppy pups.

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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