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September 2022

September 2022 Newsletter


Message from the Executive Director NEW TAG LINE Thanks for the overwhelming thumbs up on the organization’s new tag line - you’ll be seeing a lot more of in the future.  “A NEW LEASH ON LIFE” won the nod for top choice among our 2

September 2022 Newsletter2022-09-01T16:12:41-07:00

June 2022

June 2022 Newsletter


Message from the Executive Director Happy Summer!  A reminder that our next training class series is scheduled to begin July 9, 2022!! We still have a few spaces available.  If this class fills up, we will open up a second one to accommodate any additional applicants. The

June 2022 Newsletter2022-06-07T13:50:45-07:00

May 2022

May 2022 Newsletter


Message from the Executive Director I am pleased to announce that our next training class series is scheduled to begin July 9, 2022!! We are currently accepting applications.  You will find instructions and the application packet posted on the website under “Apply for a Dog.”

May 2022 Newsletter2022-05-03T12:46:50-07:00

December 2021

October 2020

July 2018

July 2018 Newsletter


Improvements on the way! As we continue to grow the FSDS gathers careful data on outcome measures, then uses this information to make any improvements necessary to strengthen our program.  Some of the areas under improvement that will be rolled out in the near future

July 2018 Newsletter2018-07-01T07:30:12-07:00

October 2015

October 2015 Newsletter


Are  You Prepared? Fall is officially here, and our thoughts turn to preparations for the holidays.  This often means traveling, and this month is a good time to review your emergency planning.  Do you have a plan in place for how to ensure care for

October 2015 Newsletter2015-10-01T08:45:02-07:00

June 2015

June 2015 Newsletter


Graduation 2015 On Saturday, May 16 the FSDS graduated yet another class in a beautiful ceremony held at the Glendale Civic Center.  Surrounded by approximately 160 family, friends and community members, our students stepped up to the plate and turned over the dogs that they

June 2015 Newsletter2015-06-01T06:42:13-07:00

October 2014

October 2014 Newsletter


Qualities of a Good Handler The success of a well-functioning SD team depends not just on the training that the dog has received, but the ability of the handler to look out for the well-being of the team.  In past months, we have explored some

October 2014 Newsletter2014-10-01T11:13:16-07:00

February 2014

February 2014 Newsletter


Encouraging our Future Leaders In prior newsletters, we have alluded to the fact that leadership training is an important component of all we do.  For the FSDS training program, team leadership (students and dogs) is just a component of the overall picture.  We realize that

February 2014 Newsletter2014-02-01T08:48:11-07:00
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