Assistance Dogs

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Facility Dog Brings More Than Smiles to Red Land High School

As SSD Rudder walks through the hallway at Red Land High School, students call out greetings or let their hands briefly brush against her soft fur as they walk through the hallway on their way to their classrooms. Some stop for a fist bump or high five.
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Susan Lechtanski and SSD Barracuda

Susan Lechtanski Named 2022 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Awardee

What do volunteers for Susquehanna Service Dogs do? They raise and sit our assistance dogs in training, help with the dogs in advanced training, give demonstrations, maintain our property, help with team training and public access tests, and so much more. Our volunteers make a difference in the community and in the lives of partners...
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Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs Open the Doors of the Robin C. Reedy Center Training Center in Grantville, Pa

Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs Open the Doors of the Robin C. Reedy Center Training Center in Grantville, Pa

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs, an internationally recognized assistance dogs program of Keystone Human Services, opened the Robin C. Reedy Center, an exciting new training center and SSD headquarters in Grantville, PA. This center marks a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer centers.
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Keystone Human Services (KHS) and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) Open The Robin C. Reedy Training Center: A State-Of-The-Art Assistance Dog Center in Grantville, Pa

Grantville, PA—SSD, an internationally recognized assistance dogs program of KHS, is opening the Robin C. Reedy Center, an exciting new training center and SSD headquarters in Grantville, PA. The opening will usher in a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer centers.
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Purina Donates $20,000 to Help Equip the New Susquehanna Service Dogs Training Center

Susquehanna Service Dogs received a $20,000 donation from Nestlé Purina PetCare Company to help equip the new training center in Grantville, PA. Set to open in the spring, the new training center will provide an accessible environment and customized spaces for experienced working teams, new partners, volunteers, and dog trainers.
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Susquehanna Service Dogs and Team Foster Partner to Provide Assistance Dogs for Veterans

(Harrisburg, PA) November 16, 2021 – On Veterans Day, Team Foster presented Susquehanna Service Dogs with a check for $100,000, part of an ongoing partnership to place assistance dogs with veterans.
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KEYSTONE HUMAN SERVICES (KHS), SUSQUEHANNA SERVICE DOGS, AND ALEXANDER BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CO. BREAK GROUND ON ASSISTANCE DOG TRAINING CENTER IN GRANTVILLE, PA.

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), an internationally recognized assistance dog program based in central PA for almost 30 years, broke ground on a training center in Grantville, PA, on July 29.
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SSD Saly

Maher Duessel Partners with Susquehanna Service Dogs to Name an Assistance Dog

Maher Duessel and Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), a program of Keystone Human Services, are pleased to announce a partnership to name an assistance dog. The assistance dog in training, SSD Saly, (pronounced ‘Sally’) is a black Labrador retriever whose name comes from a common auditing phrase, “SALY – Same As Last Year.”
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Keystone Human Services (KHS), Susquehanna Service Dogs, and Alexander Building Construction Co. Will Break Ground On New, State Of The Art Assistance Dog Training Center In Grantville, PA.

Grantville, PA—Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD), an internationally recognized assistance dogs program based in central PA for almost 30 years, is breaking ground on an exciting new training center in Grantville, PA. The center will usher in a new era of making a difference for thousands of people with disability, veterans, schools, hospitals, courthouses, and cancer...
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Carolyn Cass with JayP

2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Nancy and Robert Fierer Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Congratulations to Carolyn Cass! Named after Susquehanna Service Dogs’ founding volunteers, the Spirit of Volunteerism Award is given to an SSD volunteer who has taken the mission to heart to help dogs change lives and support people...
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