Chief @ hospital Oct 2014

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 →
Monica meets Watson at Applicant Orientation

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 →
Christmas with Bruce and Jax

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 →

The Domino Effect

We adopted Domino from Austin Animal Center during Shelter Day of our Workshop for Professional Assistance Dog Trainers. Here he is working with Trainer Sarah Bond several months later. Sponsor: Mrs. Phoebe Perry Continue Reading →