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  • America's VetDogs Facility Dog Sully, who served as President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, participated in NMRTC Bethesda's 246th U.S. Navy birthday ceremony at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

    Best wishes to all past and present Sailors, and a special thanks to our shipmates at Navy Medicine!
    Sully ringing a Navy bell.

  • We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the NHL's Washington Capitals. The Caps’ new pup is named “Biscuit.” The 9-week-old chocolate Labrador Retriever is the successor to service dog Captain.

    You can view the launch video here. Be sure to follow his journey on Instagram and Twitter.
    Biscuit letting his ears fly as he scoots towards the camera.

  • A new bill will make a big difference for veterans suffering from PTSD. In August, Congress passed the PAWS Act of 2021, which stands for Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members. Read more.

  • Legislation was introduced for a three-coin commemorative program for 2023 recognizing working dogs in the military and their continued service after retirement from active duty.  After the U.S. Mint recoups all of its production and associated costs — surcharges are to be paid to America’s VetDogs to support dog care and service dog training, dog instructor training, and expenses for service dog clients. Read more.

  • November marks the return of the in-person AVD 5K Run and Dog Walk. If you live in the New York metro area, join us on Saturday, November 13, at Cedar Creek Park in Wantagh, New York. If you don’t live on Long Island, you can still participate virtually from November 1 through November 14. Learn more.

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