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Wow, That Dog Is Amazing!

I’m Kenny Conley. I work at Dell Computers and have been with the company for 16 years. I graduated from Concordia University of Texas in 1995 where I received two BA’s (Business Management & Accounting). I love taking my pontoon boat to the lake. With my disability, going to the lake was always a great time... Read More Continue Reading →
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Grace Has Brought Hope Back Into My Life

My name is Joel Hook.  I worked for 31 years with McDonald’s Restaurants and 9 years in travel centers industry.  I earned two degrees in Business Management in 1974 and 1989. More recently, I earned a BA Accounting/Finance in 2014. I grew up in California.  I have one brother.  My mother passed when I was 5.  My father... Read More Continue Reading →
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Why We Walk

How My Service Dog Helped Me Beat Breast Cancer By Blandina Dominguez As I reserve my Austin hotel room for the Might Texas Dog Walk, I reflect on my last year and how I didn’t think I would make it to attend this wonderful event. On December 30, 2013, I was diagnosed with Stage 3... Read More Continue Reading →
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Not A Reject, A ROCK STAR!

Not a Reject, A Rock Star! By Amy Fey Service Dogs, Inc. Graduate Sponsor: Texas 1000 Hi! My name is Amy Fey. I have lived with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis in all my joints since I was 18 months old. I have always had to live a different modified lifestyle. I am the youngest in my... Read More Continue Reading →

Job Posting: Director of Individual Giving

Service Dogs, Inc. is a 26 year old nonprofit organization serving Texas. We operate from a 6-acre campus 30 minutes outside Austin, Texas, in Dripping Springs. We adopt dogs from animal shelters and train them to assist individuals living with a significant loss of hearing or mobility. We invest one year and $20,000 into training... Read More Continue Reading →
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Aurora Borealis

By Monica Johnson Editor’s note: Monica is on our wait list for a Service Dog.  She is a counselor at St. David’s hospital.  Her hobbies are swimming, scuba diving, wheelchair basketball and traveling.  Monica was injured in a car accident in 1999. Life is an amalgamation of experience that ebbs and flows, with suffering and... Read More Continue Reading →
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Jax Exceeded My Expectations

By  H. Bruce Brim Dog’s Name: Sandy’s Jax Sponsor: Sandra Didlake  A little about me: My background, education, work, hobbies, family: A petroleum engineer by degree, with a BS-PEN in 1979 from UT-Austin, followed by licensure as a professional engineer. I was previously employed by Sun (now Anadarko Petroleum), and currently work with a landman,... Read More Continue Reading →
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Teresa & Ember

Name: Teresa ‘Terrie” Heemsbergen A little about me: My background, education, work, hobbies, family: I’m a 68 year old female who retired from 20+ years of teaching nursing students at two junior colleges in Central Texas. I have been a working Registered Nurse since 1967 to current, working part time adjunct for the college. I... Read More Continue Reading →