Dear Friends: As we approach the end of 2022, I am overwhelmingly filled with pride. We have had an extremely successful year of placing service dogs, who assist our Veterans and first responders in a number of different ways. I’ve had the opportunity to spend more time with our clients this past year and the […]
Giving Tuesday is November 29th, 2022!
Update: Thank You! Our wonderful community donated over 3x our goal, totaling over $15,000! That’s 𝘧𝘪𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘦𝘯 Going Home Kits for Hero Dogs teams! We are so grateful for the support we continue to receive from all of you. Giving Tuesday is coming up! On this global day of giving, we ask for your help to keep […]
Check Out Our Latest Newsletter!
Our latest newsletter is out now! This edition’s facility dog spotlight is on Hero Dogs Grover, who works at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Click here to read the newsletter and here to sign up for Hero Dogs emails.
Service Dogs Find their Match!
We are so proud to share five recent service dog placements! With the guidance of Hero Dogs trainers, these teams have worked hard to form working partnerships and loving bonds. Hero Dogs Captain Robert Hogan, USN, aka Hero Dogs Hoagie, and U.S. Air Force Veteran Kim. Hero Dogs Grace Derby Banker, aka Hero Dogs Derby, […]
Hero Dogs on Live TV!
Check out Executive Director Nikki and dog trainer Sabrina with Hero Dogs Fiona and Hero Dogs Travis talking about our mission on Fox 5 DC‘s Zip Trip finale on Friday morning at National Harbor!
Facility Dogs Settle into their New Roles
Four Hero Dogs found their perfect careers as facility dogs this spring! Hero Dogs CAPT Brian T. Smith, USN (Ret.), aka Hero Dogs Skipper, is at Century Mental Health. Hero Dogs LCpl Holly A. Charette, aka Hero Dogs Holly, is working in private practice at Katie Kuhn Counseling. Hero Dogs 1ST LT Robert Leroy Sprout, […]