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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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The Happiest Girl in the World

The Happiest Girl in the World By Katie Mathews Graduate, Service Dogs, Inc. I was in a car crash when I was 16 (2006), which left me to face life in the seated position as a quadriplegic. I’m proud to say that I have come very far since my injury 8 years ago with support... 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 →
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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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It Was Love At First Sight

1. Name: Claire Labry 2. Hearing Dog’s Name Mocha 3. Sponsor Sandra Didlake 4. A little about me: My background, education, work, hobbies, family: I was born in Austin and raised out in the country (Burnet County). We’ve always had a family dog and when growing up I dreamed of having my own dog. As... Read More Continue Reading →
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I am very impressed with the work you do

Good morning, Sheri, I am a professor at Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas, and I have the honor of instructing one of your clients, Aaron Gadson. Aaron is an excellent student, and his best pal, Keeper, comes with him to campus daily.  Aaron has talked with the class about all the things Keeper does... Read More Continue Reading →