Issue 3 - 2008

Update Cover August 2008

Articles from Issue 3 - 2008


A True Philanthropist: Lessons from a Six Year Old

Recently, Leader Dog President Greg Grabowski had the pleasure of sending a thank you letter to a very special young man.

Marching Forward with Major

Ruben Ortiz-Rivera and his Leader Dog “Major” are a match made in Doggie Heaven.

Letters from our Alumni

A special poem from Leader Dog user Liza Bruce and letters from Anita Medley, Bill Esser and Vicki Western.

Taking on the Road with LaRue

Andrea Applebee shares her stories of Leader Dog "LaRue."

Puppies of the Caribbean: 21st Annual Puppy Day

On June 28th when over 300 puppy raisers and breeding stock host families converged on the Leader Dog campus for a day of meeting, greeting and learning.

Third-Party Fundraising Events: Big or Small, We Love Them All

Raising awareness and funds is vital to continuing the excellent work taking place at Leader Dog.

Donor Reception: Learning About the Deaf-Blind Program

Mike Reese and Karen Bailey, two students in our Deaf-blind program, were guests at our major donor event on June 12th.

Michigan Puppy Raisers Get Their Due: Future Leader Dogs Converge on State Capitol

Lansing got warm and fuzzy on June 17 as nearly 40 Future Leader Dogs and more than 50 volunteer puppy raisers converged on the Michigan state capitol.

Learning About Leader Dog

Artwork of the kindergarten class of SJMO Children’s Learning Center in Pontiac.

Lions of Pennsylvania District 14-M: Raising Puppies and Honoring Humanitarians

Lions of Pennsylvania District 14-M developed a Puppy Program Fund which is financially supported by clubs in the district.

Circle of Life

News about our canine partners.

Recent Graduates

Classes 08-09, 08-10, 08-11, 08-12 and 09-01

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