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In The News | June-July 2022

Puppies with a Purpose at Southeastern Guide Dogs ABC7 | Discovering the Suncoast ABC7’s Mike Modrick features Southeastern Guide Dogs on his recent episode of “Discovering the Suncoast.” Watch Mike play with puppies and learn what it takes to become a guide dog here on ABC7.       “Beyond the Dark” program shows guests...

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...

Create Your Will—FOR FREE!

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 Luke | Sponsor a Puppy

  Click here for descriptive video for the visually impaired Lively Luke won’t be little for long! This boy is ready for epic adventures, and soon, he’ll reach a stellar destiny. And if you want to keep watching him grow and learn through regular photos and Pupdates, sponsor Luke for just $19 a month. You’ll…

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A Letter from Wayne Giles with his Guide Dog, Elsa

My name is Wayne. I lost my vision due to retinitis pigmentosa. Over the years my vision loss has progressed to the point that I am no longer able to see anything. I must confess, it is much easier to stay home and never go anywhere out of fear, but all four of my Southeastern…

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Meet Leia | Sponsor a Puppy

Click here for descriptive video for the visually impaired As pretty as a princess, puppy Leia is on a heroic mission: to help someone discover their brightest world. Someday she’ll change someone’s world! Watch puppy Leia’s cuter-than-ever, introduction-to-the-world video. And if you want to keep watching her grow and learn through regular photos and Pupdates,…

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Guide Dog Camp: Best Friends and Freedom

Click here for descriptive video for the visually impaired. “Freedom,” “confidence,” and “a partner for life.” That’s how enthusiastic teens at our recent Guide Dog Camp described grasping the harness for the first time. Applying for a guide dog is an important decision, and Guide Dog Camp equips teens and parents to know if they’re ready. During…

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The title image from a "Discovering the Suncoast" web article entitled "Puppies with a purpose at Southeastern Guide Dogs."

In The News | June-July 2022

Puppies with a Purpose at Southeastern Guide Dogs ABC7 | Discovering the Suncoast ABC7’s Mike Modrick features Southeastern Guide Dogs on his recent episode of “Discovering the Suncoast.” Watch Mike play with puppies and learn what it takes to become a guide dog here on ABC7.       “Beyond the Dark” program shows guests…

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