Spring Pupdate 2021

Updated: Jun 7


Autism Awareness Month…

Many thanks to everyone who made our Autism Awareness Month Service Dog Training Fund Matching Campaign successful. The campaign raised almost $8,500 for DogsInVests. Your support helps us create great teams like Maya and Buddy and Lucy and Daisy featured above. Our dogs receive over 200 hours of training before they are placed with their recipient. Training costs are a significant part of our annual budget and your donations directly impact our mission to provide service dogs to children with autism. Thank you Thank you Thank you.

Goodbye to Cleo...

After much consideration it was determined that Cleo would do best with a high energy recipient. After forging a relationship with V.E.T Service Dogs NFP in Chicago, DogsInVests donated Cleo to their organization. Cleo was paired with her recipient Steve in April. Steve is a veteran. He is also a physical therapist. Steve enjoys a very active lifestyle and he is excited to have Cleo by his side. We are so proud of our girl Cleo and wish this great team much success.






Dogs About Town…

Our dogs have been out and about lately. First, we visited Mounds Pet Food Warehouse in Janesville and Sun Prairie. Mounds held an item donation drive for our pups and we received some wonderful items from their generous customers. Next, we had a booth at the Furry Friends 5K benefitting the Humane Society of Jefferson County. Daisy, Fred, and George enjoyed all the festivities.

Congrats to Evie and Jody…

Our Girl Evie with the help of Puppy Raiser Jody (left) passed her AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. This is the first big step for Evie to become a service dog. We are looking forward to beginning her work with her client soon.








Great Artwork, Great Kids…

Many Thanks to all the kids that entered our 2021 Calendar Art Contest. All the artwork was great and the selection process was very difficult. Please watch our Facebook page and emails for the winners. We will also be featuring all the artwork submitted in emails and on social media. Another thanks to the First Grade Class at Rolling Hills Elementary in Mukwonago for the awesome toy bags they made for our dogs. The pups love their toys and they are most grateful.

Coming Up Soon…

Celebrate Dad and help our pups. On Father’s Day 15% of your total bill at Saz’s will be donated to DogsInVests. You can dine in or carryout. Watch Facebook and your emails for more details soon. Once again, just a reminder, please support our ongoing fundraiser with Berres Brothers Coffee. Shop the link below to save 15% and 15% of your purchase supports our mission to provide service dogs to children and young adults with autism.

https://www.berresbrothers.com/discount/DOGSINVESTS

Code:DOGSINVESTS


Thanks,

Michelle Holt

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