Dogs strut stuff on signs in Englewood to promote mission of service

Dogs strut stuff on signs in Englewood to promote mission of service

on billboards.

They are coming soon to Englewood thanks to a $ 75,000 donation to the from Denver-based .

The money, won in a competition, will be used in a to raise awareness about Freedom Service’s of turning into for the disabled.

The campaign features some of the nonprofit’s dogs on billboards, buses and bus shelters and at dog parks, encouraging people to donate so the group can find more dogs for the program.

“That’s the focus of the campaign: taking the ‘heroes’ and breaking them out of shelters and giving them an opportunity to do something and be something to someone else,” executive director Sharan Wilson said.

Wilson said the nonprofit normally would not have the money for marketing campaigns.

“It’s an expensive thing that we do, but a lot of our clients don’t have the funding to get this service,” she said.

Freedom Service Dogs is one of the few organizations in the United States to use rescued dogs as service dogs. It costs about $ 25,000 per dog to rescue them, treat them and train them. Training takes about seven to nine months.

The animals first go through behavior training, then they spend time being trained with a nonviolent prisoner or with at-risk youth, and then they are custom-trained to provide a certain skill for a person with disabilities. Disabilities can include multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome, spinal-cord injuries and strokes, and dogs also can help military veterans with missing limbs and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Comments

    • marie-louise Belanger
    • March 19, 2013

    i love her

    • Emma McMillan
    • March 19, 2013

    All she needs is a Romeo

    • xxserenityxx3
    • March 19, 2013

    So sweet. Well done Dog Trust xx

    • str15
    • March 18, 2013

    Cute as!

    • lauren gormley
    • March 18, 2013

    Thank god she can enjoy the rest of her life happily well done dogs trust

    • TheBinkyBunny
    • March 18, 2013

    Well done dogs trust you’ve done a great job with her xx

    • pgcarter94
    • March 18, 2013

    You have all done a marvellous Job with juliette .What a difference and she looked ecstatic when playing, well done you guys

    • scorpion301069
    • March 18, 2013

    Two comments. Firstly whomever disliked this needs to have a seriously long hard look at their lives and then simply go and live in a hole somewhere & never interact within social groups again. Assholes!!!
    No two comment: Short and sweet, THANKYOU TO EVERYONE WHO TAKES CARE OF THE ANIMALS THAT NEED HELP.
    If we all gave back as much as animals give to us the world we be a whole heap LESS CRUEL & HATEFUL.
    An Animal person. Let’s look after them like they look after us folks???

    • taylorcosmojed
    • March 18, 2013

    I admire dogs trust, they love and care for all of the animals that they face. I hope they realise what a great help they r

    • Eric Bari
    • March 18, 2013

    Great job with the dog:)

    • Penni Peterson
    • March 18, 2013

    Bless you!

    • Ellie bell
    • March 18, 2013

    She’s so cute

    • dogtigger93
    • March 18, 2013

    Saw her on Facebook a while ago. Found out that she’s better yesterday ?

    • Amelia Lily
    • March 18, 2013

    I get y she’s called wonky

    • Kai Jackson
    • March 18, 2013

    Did he Walk like that

    • kmarshall17blh
    • March 18, 2013

    awew bless her xx

    • flibbertygibbet
    • March 18, 2013

    So very cute. I hope the 599 0r so prospective owners who don’t get her will adopt another dog that needs a home.

    • rebecca m
    • March 18, 2013

    He is sooo cute x

    • ailsabasically
    • March 18, 2013

    I got my dog from that dogs trust ?

    • laura ralph
    • March 18, 2013

    Aww so cute I saw her on news ? I want to adopt her

    • Aroreiel
    • March 18, 2013

    It’s just awful how some people can be so cruel and neglectful. But I’m so glad Juliette is recovering well. And she’s gorgeous. You’re doing a great job, Dog’s Trust.

    • hypercatjohn
    • March 18, 2013

    dog’s don’t complain, do they. They just crack on with loving, discovering and being awesome. Inspiring!

    • seanybe4
    • March 18, 2013

    Great job guys

    • l8charley
    • March 18, 2013

    OMG!!! Adorrrrrrable!!!

    • l8charley
    • March 18, 2013

    What a fantastic job you’re all doing at the dogs trust!

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