Category Archives: AAD News

Thanks to All Who Donated Through Pick.Click.Give!!!

This is Scotty making a $10,000 Pick. Click. Give. deposit. A huge thank you! Donations made it possible for AAD to complete a 2-year project for 20 service dogs.

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How would someone like me become a service dog trainer?

Hi! If you are serious about learning to become a service dog trainer, look at Bergin University of Canine Studies (BUCS) in Santa Rosa, California; a fully accredited university with a graduate program. BUCS provides seminar and semester courses. The founder is … Continue reading

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Recognition letter from Senator Lisa Murkowski.

Senator Lisa Murkowski

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Recognition letter from Governor Sean Parnell.

Governor Sean Parnell

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Special Needs Resource Project E Newsletter Spotlighting AAD

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Alaska Assistance Dogs receives new car!!

Published on Monday, October 17, 2011 9:34 PM AKDT Anchorage Kendall Toyota general manager Mike Morris presents the keys to a new Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV Thursday to Alaska Assistance Dogs’ Carole and Dodd Shay and their veteran service dog, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Help Reunite Dog with Cancer Patient

October 23, 2010 Click hereto see KTUU Channel 2 coverage of Hannah Roberts being reunited with her dog, Pakoa. Our dear friend Hannah went home to her God Feb. 19, 2011 at the tender age of 19.

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Senator Begich Visits Elementary School

August 30, 2010 The students of one lucky elementary school in Anchorage got a special treat today. Not only did they get a chance to work with service dogs-in-training, but they got to meet their very own United States Senator, … Continue reading

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AAD Gains Two Certified Service Dog Trainers

It was 8am June 14th, 85 degrees and sunny, when Dodd Shay and I (Carolyn Stone) took seats in the lecture room with only a partial understanding of what the next six weeks had in store for us.  We knew … Continue reading

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Elementary Students Train Service Dogs

October 2009 Elementary Students Train Service Dogs At an elementary school in Anchorage, the natural talent of dogs is being used as a tool to help elementary school children establish a dynamic beginning to their academic life by increasing focus, … Continue reading

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