Pittsburgh Post Gazette Coverage of Passing of the Leash

An incredible day in Pittsburgh, as we celebrated our Passing of the Leash Ceremony at Duquesne University on June 12, 2018. Guests enjoying a delicious luncheon, while hearing the heart-warming stories of our recipients, and how their incredible service dogs have changed their lives.       A friend's paw: Veterans celebrate with their [...]

By |2018-06-13T19:44:04+00:00June 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Pittsburgh Post Gazette Coverage of Passing of the Leash

ABC Jet 24 Coverage of the Mutt Strut Kick Off Breakfast

Planning for the 2018 Mutt Strut is underway in Pittsburgh, and there was a big turnout for the kick off breakfast held on May 22, 2108. Information on upcoming Mutt Strut ticket sales will be available soon, watch our website and social media for details! This year's event looks to be even bigger and [...]

By |2018-05-24T13:33:18+00:00May 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on ABC Jet 24 Coverage of the Mutt Strut Kick Off Breakfast

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Saved by A Dog – A Soldier’s Story

By Linda Wilson Fuoco / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette John & his #ServiceDog, Ranger Every day Army Capt. John Kelly sees a reminder of his 2009-2010 deployment in Afghanistan. Inked on his right forearm is a large tattoo of six military“dog tags,” each inscribed with the name of a friend killed in battle. “I saw [...]

By |2017-09-08T20:15:58+00:00September 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Saved by A Dog – A Soldier’s Story

Join in the fun at the 1st Annual Mutt Strut Fundraiser! -Pittsburgh area

The 1st Annual Community Mutt Strut is a dogwalk to raise money to sponsor service dogs for local Pittsburgh Area veterans through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs. The Veterans’ Administration estimates that 22 veterans commit suicide every day. Our goal is to provide 22 service dogs to Pittsburgh area veterans in hopes to reduce  that number [...]

By |2016-07-22T22:31:35+00:00October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Service Dogs “Life-Changing” for Local Veterans – Story by WESA 90.5 – Pittsburgh

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  

By |2016-07-18T20:26:38+00:00July 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Service Dogs “Life-Changing” for Local Veterans – Story by WESA 90.5 – Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Recipient Story

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, [...]

By |2016-07-18T17:45:20+00:00July 18th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Recipient Story

Community Mutt Strut Kick-Off Breakfast – Pennsylvania Event

The Mutt Strut Kick-Off Breakfast is an invitation-only event Saturday, July 16, 2016 to kick off the upcoming Mutt Strut fundraising event.  Carol Borden, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Founder and Executive Director and Mike Hudson from PNC Bank will be presenting information regarding our program, and discussing the October fundraising event at the Marriott Hotel City Center [...]

By |2016-07-07T13:58:29+00:00July 16th, 2016|0 Comments

KDKA Story – 6 Pittsburgh Recipients

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 [...]

By |2017-11-27T13:27:17+00:00July 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on KDKA Story – 6 Pittsburgh Recipients
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