Pittsburgh NPR Station WESA 90.5’s Matt Nemeth visited with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Executive Director, Carol Borden and our recent Pittsburgh recipients during the Guardian Angels team recent visit to “The ‘Burgh”. You can read Matt’s article here: http://wesa.fm/post/service-dogs-life-changing-local-veterans

Photo credit to Matt Nemeth


As our Executive Director and Trainer visited with our Regional Coordinator, Tony Accamando and our Pittsburgh recipients, last week in Pittsburgh; The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette took the opportunity of their visit to tell the story of Guardian Angels and our recipients. Below, is the article written by Linda Wilson-Fuoco, and published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 16, 2016. Photo credits to Darrell Sapp.


Click the link below to view a heartwarming story of our 6 Pittsburgh recipients, and to hear their incredible stories.  Our Pittsburgh area Regional Coordinator, Tony Accamando, who owns Veterans Cable Services and started Life Changing Service Dogs for Veterans – Tony is driven to help his fellow veterans, and has led the charge in the Pittsburgh area – both generating support and seeking out veterans in need. And stay tuned as they launch a Pittsburgh Community-Wide Fundraiser this fall!

Thank you to KDKA for telling this wonderful story, and for sending a camera crew all the way to Florida to get the story.

Here’s an additional link to view: http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2016/07/11/6-local-vets-scarred-by-war-paired-with-service-dogs/

The South Hill Messenger writes a terrific article about our Pittsburgh Regional Coordinator, Tony Accamondo. Tony works incredibly hard to employ veterans through his Veterans’ Cable Services company, and then to pair Pittsburgh area Veterans with Service Dogs from Guardian Angels.  Read the article here: http://www.messengerpaper.com/index.php/news/localnews/9778-nottingham-resident-helps-improve-lives-of-veterans-through-service-dogs

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