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Tag Archives: servicedogs

My New Guide Dog: Things are Going Great!

October 11, 2012

Hello again, everyone! Diamond, my new guide dog in training, and I have been together for a bit more than a month now. A month isn’t a very long time in the big scheme of things, but I thought it would be a good time to update you all on how we’re progressing as a team. The first few months with a new service dog…  

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Retiring Nestle to a Life of Leisure

June 05, 2012

Usually, when I write for the PHC blog, I try and emphasize all the good things about working with a service dog – and there are many. I wouldn’t stop working guide dogs for anything in the world, but there is one aspect of partnering with a working dog that I will never enjoy…and that’s what I have to post about this time. The thing…  

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A Match That Makes Both Lives Better

May 29, 2012

Here’s a riddle for you: Question: What do you call it when good people and good dogs meet up with good ideas to help a good cause? Answer: Life-changing. We see articles frequently about soldiers in Afghanistan who’ve adopted pets there, and even some who have been lucky enough to bring home their furry friends. But what about the soldiers who’ve come home needing help…  

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Armed Forces Day – Honor our Canine Military Heroes

May 19, 2012

We have so many heroes to honor on this day, our men and women who are taking care of our country (whether home or abroad) and the canines who also work so hard to keep us safe. It’s amazing to read some of the stories about their courage and willingness to be right there with their master while working to protect us all. They deserve…  

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