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College with a Service Dog

College with a Service Dog

Thank you to Ildiko Sandor for contributing this blog post. Lester is the reason I can go to college. In normal pre-covid times he would go to every class with...
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Welcome Hamilton Crew!

Welcome Hamilton Crew!

Thank you to Ildiko Sandor for contributing this blog post. On July 18, 2020 a group of life changing puppies were born at ColdSprings Labradors in New Hampshire, a dog...
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Part time Puppy Raising with Paco

Part time Puppy Raising with Paco

There are moments, people, and puppies that will last a lifetime in one’s memory. Paco-Taco, as affectionately called by his raisers from The Guiding Eyes, is definitely imprinted on my...
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Part-Time Puppy Raiser Day 3

Part-Time Puppy Raiser Day 3

Sunday – a morning of rest, breakfast, and lots of snuggles. We then headed out for a lovely morning walk around the neighborhood as Winslow impresses me with his focus...
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Part-Time Puppy Raiser Day 2

Part-Time Puppy Raiser Day 2

The adventures with Winslow continue on day 2 of my adventures as a part-time Puppy Raiser. Although many people think of socialization as meeting other pups or people – it...
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My weekend as a part-time Puppy Raiser

My weekend as a part-time Puppy Raiser

Read about Sandy's weekend adventure as a part-time Puppy Raiser! These amazing volunteers sometimes fill in on a temporary basis as needed.  Winslow is a yellow lab, currently in training...
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Please support us on Amazon Smile!

Please support us on Amazon Smile!

AMAZON SMILE - Now available in your Amazon App! A simple and automatic way for you to support The Exceptional Sidekick every time you shop, at no cost to you....
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Baron, Chandler, Lucy & Winslow train to become service dogs

Baron, Chandler, Lucy & Winslow train to become service dogs

These four labrador puppies are part of our puppy raising program and in training to become psychiatric service dogs. Follow their journey and see how they are progressing. Service dog...
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Service Dogs Celebrating Trails Day June 5th

Service Dogs Celebrating Trails Day June 5th

National Trails Day is on June 5th. Our Service Dogs & Therapy Dogs enjoy spending time outdoors whether on or off duty. See how some of our dogs enjoy their...
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Happy Cheese Day!

Happy Cheese Day!

It was National Cheese Day on June 4th and our dogs love cheese! See how our dogs celebrated this fun holiday in our Cheese Day video!
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