Service Dogs, Inc. of Austin, Texas

24th of November 2020

Courthouse Facility Dog Helps Victims Find Their Voice

Click on the photo to read how Parker County Victims Assistance Coordinator Lisa Mehrhoff teams up with SDI Courthouse Facility Dog East to serve victims of domestic abuse and other violence. And they’re not the only ones lifted by East’s comforting presence.  

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3rd of October 2020

October 2020 E-News

View this email in your browser Rhea Hambright and Beatrice Semper Fi Semper Fi. It means always faithful.  It is a motto of the United States Marine Corps.  Rhea (pronounced “Ray”) Hambright served in the Marines including fighting in the Vietnam war.  There Rhea, a lifetime dog lover, worked with German Shepherds. “You know how…

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5th of August 2020

August 2020 E-News

Dogs & Hearts Pre-dawn, less than 24 hours after the Walmart massacre, three Emergency Services Facility Dogs trained by Service Dogs, Inc. deployed to El Paso and their partners to offer comfort to resolute first responders and  a devastated community. “First responders, nurses, doctors, non-critical staff in hospitals, they all assume a level of emotional burden…

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20th of July 2020

July 2020 E-News

  Help Houston Beat Cancer   “He means the universe to me” Houston has been Laura’s Service Dog since 2013. He saved her life several times when her ventilator failed. He also helps her out daily with picking up dropped objects, opening doors and more. “He makes my life wonderful,” Laura, who volunteers as a…

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4th of June 2020

June 2020 E-News

Meet Our Newest Match On June 3, we introduced Cherie Cotner, of College Station, Texas, to Vancouver to be her new Service Dog. Cherie knew about the benefits of a Service Dog from Angel, the first Service Dog we trained for her in 2009. Angel recently passed away. While no dog could ever replace this…

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7th of April 2020

Spring Newsletter April 2020

Make downtime with your dog a PAWsitive experience. Learn fun behaviors, training techniques and enrichment with us! Join us on Facebook live Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2:00 PM  or tune in to our YouTube channel and binge! Send us topic ideas, training questions and  photos and videos of you and your dog Quaran-TRAINING!  We'll… Read More

8th of August 2019

SDI Facility Dogs Travel to El Paso

Three Emergency Services Facility Dogs trained by local non-profit Service Dogs, Inc. have deployed to El Paso where they are helping emergency workers and families deal with the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting. Service Dogs, Inc. trained Lady, Rudy, and Chanel to provide relief for first responders and emergency medical personnel from the stress, trauma,…

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12th of April 2019

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3rd of December 2018

Newsletter December 2018

30 Years And Growing! You have helped Service Dogs, Inc. grow from a dream to do good into an internationally recognized leader in saving dogs and helping people.  Thanks to you, we graduated 15 new teams, broke ground on our newest kennel building and expanded from helping disabled Texans to also lend a paw to… Read More

7th of June 2018

June 2018 Newsletter – Wag All About It

Sheri Soltes Elected to Texas Humane Legislation Network Service Dogs, Inc. Founder and President Sheri Soltes was elected unanimously by the Board of Directors of the Texas Huma ne Legislation Network (THLN) to join its board. THLN is a 43 year old organization that advocates for strong, enforceable animal anti-cruelty laws. They partner with Texas animal… Read More