Registration is now open for the Annual Dog Walk and 5K Run. We hope you will join us on Saturday, April 4th.
Heroes, Supporters, and Community Members, On November 23, 2019, the Dogs Helping Heroes Board of Directors held its annual retreat to debrief on successes and opportunities from 2019 as well as to set 2020 goals. As a result, the Board determined it was important to clarify, modify, and prioritize operations to ensure that we are continually aligned with all of our partners and the community as a whole. First, there has been some confusion related to the prison training programs that we want to clarify for everyone. The Board discussed this issue at a [...]
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-at-ease-tickets-66057071479 Dogs Helping Heroes is proud to announce that we will be hosting our 3rd annual event, “Be at Ease”, at The Mellwood Arts Center on Thursday, November 7th, at 6pm. Please join us for food and drink, enjoy a chance to check out local artist and meet some of our AMAZING Hero Teams! We are dedicated to helping restore lost freedom and peace of mind to wounded Veterans, first responders and their families, by gifting specially trained and certified service dogs. Our goal for this event is to fund service dogs and build [...]
Hero Team of the Month July/August 2019 Jim Day and Samson Jim Day served in the Army in Vietnam in 1970 with Delta Company/23rdlllth brigade. He was a "grunt," beginning as a rifleman out in the triple canopy jungle-where the sun never hit the ground, up in the mountains to the rice paddies-which were too hot to walk on be-tween the paddies, this was great for booby traps. Jim hoped to go to sniper school and work with smaller units, which he did and was reassigned to Echo Co. 3/1st. 23rd Inf. Division and [...]
Hero Team of the Month (June) Steve & Harley My name is Steve Curry and my dog’s name is Harley. I am a US Air Force Vietnam Veteran and a retired police officer. Harley was a rescue dog from the Humane Society of Oldham County. From 2014 to 2016, I volunteered as a committee member of the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation. Our goal was to build a monument to honor Gold Star Families at the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery across from Ft. Knox. The monument was dedicated in September 2016. Harley is [...]