1 09, 2020

September 2020 Newsletter


It Never Happens to You Until it Happens to You How often we hear people say "This sort of thing never happens."  In reality, disaster can strike at any time, and it is important for a SD team that you have a plan in place

September 2020 Newsletter2020-09-01T10:26:27-07:00
1 08, 2020

August 2020 Newsletter


Getting Creative With Training In these wonky times, many teams find that they have had to get very creative in order to continue to provide a robust training experience for their dog.  While the weekly sessions continue via Facetime, teams do need to think outside

August 2020 Newsletter2020-08-01T08:48:50-07:00
22 06, 2020

A Note to our Followers


As many of you may be aware, the Metrocenter Mall, where our training facility has been located, announced its closing without warning late in the day last Friday.  They will be closing their doors forever on June 30th, just 8 days from now.  They have

A Note to our Followers2020-06-22T14:17:32-07:00
17 06, 2020

July 2020 Newsletter


Metrocenter Mall Closing In late June, the Metrocenter announced that they will shut down their mall permanently to all businesses.  We were informed that the last day of business would be June 30th. This late move effectively displaced all businesses. The FSDS facility was located

July 2020 Newsletter2020-06-17T09:59:26-07:00
10 06, 2020

Congratulations to our Newest Certified Team!


Please join us in congratulating our newest certified SD team, Maiden and Dakota.  This hard working and successful team recently completed their required 180 hours of training, and just  passed their certification test with flying colors!  We are so proud of them for achieving this

Congratulations to our Newest Certified Team!2020-06-10T10:53:04-07:00
1 06, 2020

June 2020 Newsletter


Navigating the Pandemic The year 2020 will long be remembered as one of challenges.   While this is true of all citizens, it is particularly true for those in the disability community, and for that subset of the community that is the SD community.  While the

June 2020 Newsletter2020-06-01T10:11:30-07:00
27 05, 2020

Changes are Coming!


Changes will soon be coming to the appearance of our website. We are at work behind the scenes to give the site a face lift.  Look for updated banners and additional content in the near future, to provide improved information on our programs and services.

Changes are Coming!2020-05-27T10:56:10-07:00
12 05, 2020

Credibility Matters


The FSDS program has worked hard to ensure that we are held accountable to the highest of standards.   Due to the current lack of oversight and accountability for the SD industry, it is a reality that there are many who simply "hang a shingle" and

Credibility Matters2020-05-12T11:19:29-07:00
24 04, 2020

May 2020 Newsletter


Coronavirus and Dogs During this difficult pandemic, there have been many excellent questions we are receiving regarding the potential effects of coronavirus on dogs.  While the notion of an infection in a beloved family pet is distressing enough, the idea of an infection in a

May 2020 Newsletter2020-04-24T08:54:24-07:00
20 04, 2020

Fry’s Community Rewards Program


The FSDS has been approved for participation in the Fry's Community Rewards Program.  This is a great way to support the FSDS without any cost to you.  You simply link your rewards card to the FSDS account number by following the instructions below.  Once your

Fry’s Community Rewards Program2020-04-20T10:25:34-07:00
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