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SDiT Zach Graduated!

SDiT Zach Graduated!

On November 22nd, Zach graduated from Service Dog in Training to Service Dog and was partnered with his person, Angel. Angel is a veteran who served in the Army National Guard and the Navy; being deployed twice. Zach is now helping Angel live a more independent life! Zach was named after a fallen Eastern Iowa Marine. Click here to check out KCRG’s story and video on the graduation! Do you think a Service Dog will help you live a more independent life? Click here to learn how to apply for a Service Dog.

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Dayton’s Graduation!

Dayton’s Graduation!

On December 7th 2018, Dayton graduated and was partnered with his person, Heather. Heather is our first female veteran, serving in the US Marine Corps, to be placed with a service dog. “It’s great we were able to place our first female veteran. A lot of veterans don’t ask for help especially female veterans. But Heather came to us and we were able to help her and it’s an amazing feeling,” said Sherry, co-founder.   Click here to check out KCRG’s story and video on the graduation! Do you think a Service Dog will help you live a more independent...

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Meet Grace: Ambassador for Deafinitely Dogs!

Meet Grace: Ambassador for Deafinitely Dogs!

A mentor for other puppies As an ambassador dog, Grace advocates for the program and assists in training other puppies but will not be paired with a human. Puppies typically look to more mature dogs to learn how to perform their tasks. Being a very neutral, happy-go-lucky dog, Grace can learn to do tasks and teach new dogs and puppies that are otherwise struggling to learn. Welcoming kids are her special skill While puppies mimic Grace, her skills extend to children who are going through the process of being paired with a service dog. Sometimes these children are apprehensive to...

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Meaning Behind SDiT Teigen’s Name

Meaning Behind SDiT Teigen’s Name

Names are important. They tell the world who you are, they might give a clue to your heritage, your people, or have special meaning to those who loved you first. Each of our dogs are named in honor, memory or for some other special reason. This little one has a very special name. Her name is Teigen and she shares that with a boy who lost his battle with brain cancer. Teigen’s dad told us all about his boy. What a special young man! He said Teigen was one of those kids that did things without being asked twice. He was...

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