June 2021

July 2021 Newsletter


Message from the Director Greetings! Some exciting news to share with you:  We have secured a lease on new space for the program!  After creating an extensive list of the requirements and ideal amenities to guide the search, this particular space checked off every item

July 2021 Newsletter2021-06-30T16:23:17-07:00

June 2021 Newsletter


A Message from the Director My heart-felt thanks to each of you who have reached out with welcome messages to me. And thank you, too, for your expressions of support and enthusiasm for serving people in our community who need us. It’s been so gratifying

June 2021 Newsletter2021-06-01T11:01:57-07:00

May 2021

May 2021 Newsletter


A Message from the Director Hello again. How quickly this month has gone!  During the past four (4) weeks, I’ve been privileged to learn so much more about FSDS and to be inspired by the mission of this organization and its excellent work. I thought

May 2021 Newsletter2021-05-03T08:31:28-07:00

April 2021

April 2021 Newsletter


A Message from the Director Greetings!  I am so happy to be part of the FSDS family, as your new Executive Director, and to assist in the organization’s move to the next level - being all it is meant to be in serving people with

April 2021 Newsletter2021-04-01T13:51:26-07:00

February 2021

March 2021 Newsletter


Generating Effective Patient Referrals for a Service Dog (SD) This months article seeks to provide information to healthcare professionals, in an effort to assist them in making referrals for patients seeking SD assistance. First, it is important for all providers to understand the difference between

March 2021 Newsletter2021-02-28T17:14:36-07:00

February 2021 Newsletter


The Purpose of SD Training While much focus is placed on the ability of the dog to perform tasks, this often happens to the exclusion of other important outcomes. The FSDS has three goals in SD training: Mitigate disabilities and prevent them from becoming handicaps

February 2021 Newsletter2021-02-01T10:27:05-07:00

January 2021

January 2021 Newsletter


Welcome to a New Year! I am certain that many are breathing a sigh of relief that the challenging year that was 2020 is now behind us.  As we begin a new year, we look forward to growth and improvement in our ability to provide

January 2021 Newsletter2021-01-01T10:47:46-07:00

December 2020

December 2020 Newsletter


From all of us to all of you, our wishes for a blessed Christmas and a bright new year. A Message to Program Funders for Service Dog Training This month we address the third and final issue that relates to the functioning of SD training

December 2020 Newsletter2020-12-01T08:41:47-07:00

November 2020

November 2020 Newsletter


Becoming a Qualified and Competent Service Dog Trainer In last months newsletter we explored those questions that an individual with disabilities should ask when seeking a program that can assist them in training a dog to meet their needs.  This month we explore those questions

November 2020 Newsletter2020-11-01T09:01:58-07:00

October 2020

October 2020 Newsletter


Looking for a SD Training Program - What Questions to Ask When searching for the ideal training program to train / provide a SD to meet your medical needs, students need to be aware of several factors.  Not the least of these is the reality

October 2020 Newsletter2020-10-01T11:14:45-07:00
Go to Top