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Working Dogs For Vets Mission is to provide service dogs and training to disabled heroes in need, empowering them as they return to civilian life with a new found independence;  reducing suicide and overcrowding in animal shelters. 
Veterans now commit suicide
Veterans now commit suicide

At the rate of 1 every 59 Minutes

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About 2.7 million dogs are
About 2.7 million dogs are

put down in U.S. shelters each year. That's about one every 11 seconds.

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You Can Help

Save lives on both end of each leash!

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Veterans now commit suicide
Veterans now commit suicide

At the rate of 1 every 59 Minutes

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Service dog graduating teams!

esa

22 ESA Shannon/Lincoln Walters, OK Trainer Elizabeth Harmon ARMY

cole

20-22 ESA Team: Cole/Sam Rescue Tails Shelter McMinnville, TN NAVY

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21-22 Service Dog Charita/Bailey Bartlett, TN ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

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21-22 Service Dog John Timothy/Sonny OH Prison/In house/Trainers Stephanie Cooper/Marybeth Leiter/Kenneth Knabenshue/Becky White Augusta GA Navy

Mary/JC

2022 Service Dog Team Mary/JC Ridgeville, SC AGSM Mother Volunteer Trainers Karen Lody Lutz Courtland, OH Ohio Prison Dog Program Marybeth Leiter + Kenneth Knabenshue Lawrenceburg, TN

Crystal/Rogue

2022 Service Dog Crystal/Rogue Lindenhurst, IL ARMY Volunteer Shuree Hessler, Anderson, Indiana Volunteer Trainers Kenneth Knabenshue Marybeth Leiter Lawrenceburg, TN

Robert / Rebel

2022 Service Dog Robert / Rebel Savannah, TN ARMY Volunteer Trainers Cheri Carbone Danville, KY Prison dog program, Erik Hall Phenix City, AL Becky White GA Marybeth Leiter TN Kenneth Knabenshue TN & other volunteers

Terri/Sugar

2022 Service Dog Terri/Sugar Leoma, TN ARMY Trainers Kenneth Knabenshue Marybeth Leiter

Team: Jake/JR

2021-2022 Service Dog Team: Jake/JR Colbert, GA ARMY Trainer Becky White, GA

Shane/Sam

2021-2022 Service Dog Shane/Sam Pulaski TN ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue TN

Jasper/Poppy

2021-2022 Service Dog Jasper/Poppy Camarillo, CA ARMY Trainers Marybeth Leiter Kenneth Knabenshue

April/ River Rox

2021-2022 Service Dog April/ River Rox Lakemont, GA NAVY Trainer Becky White, GA

Andy/Lucy

2021-2022 Service Dog Andy/Lucy Sparta, TN USMC Trainers Marybeth Leiter Kenneth Knabenshue

Monica/Samson

2021 Service Dog Retired. Monica/Samson Lawrenceburg, TN 1st Responder Trainers Kenneth Knabenshue Marybeth Leiter

Shawna/Gus

2020-2022 Service Dog Shawna/Gus Erin, TN ARMY Volunteer Brittany Dickson Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Charles/Jinny

2020-2022 Service dog Charles/Jinny Dover, TN ARMY Trainers: Marybeth Leiter Kenneth Knabenshue

Ray/Harry

2020-2022 Service Dog Ray/Harry Huntington, West Virginia ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue TN

Shaun/Bud Bud

2020-2022 Service dog Shaun/Bud Bud Forsyth, GA NAVY Volunteer Trainer Kevin Truitt

Team: Justin/Parker

2020-2022 Service dog Team: Justin/Parker Cookeville, TN ARMY Volunteer Trainers: Karen Lody Lutz Courtland, OH KY Prison Dog Program Kenneth Knabenshue Marybeth Leiter

Team: Matt/Popeye

2020-2022 Service dog Team: Matt/Popeye Nederland, CO Air Force Trainers Ken Knabenshue Becky White

Team: Dean/Bentley

2020-2022 Service Dog Team: Dean/Bentley Retired (Rest easy) Kingston Springs, TN ARMY Trainers: Kenneth Knabenshue Marybeth Leiter

Team: David/Lilly

2020-2022 Service dog Team: David/Lilly Newborn, GA ARMY Trainer Becky White

Tom/Rosie

2020-2022 Service dog Tom/Rosie Lincoln, ME USMC Service Dog Trainer Becky White GA

Ray/Missy

2020-2021 Service dog Ray/Missy Cumming, GA AIR FORCE Trainer Becky White GA

Timothy/Trigger

2020-2022 Service dog Timothy/Trigger Phenix City, AL ARMY Trainer Erik Hall

T Wayne/Stanley

2019-2022 Service Dog T Wayne/Stanley Blountville TN ARMY Trainers: Kenneth Knabenshue TN MaryBeth Leiter TN

Team Elizabeth/Axel

2019-2022 Service Dog Team Elizabeth/Axel Lawton, Oklahoma ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue TN

Pam/Anna

2019-2022 Service dog Pam/Anna New Hope, AL ARMY Trainer Ken Knabenshue

Anthony/Rosie

2019-2022 Service Dog Anthony/Rosie Mount Airy, NC NAVY Trainers: Cheri Carbone KY Becky White GA Kenneth Knabenshue TN Marybeth Leiter TN

Team: Brittany/Bindi

2019-2022 Service Dog Team: Brittany/Bindi Cunningham, TN ARMY Trainers: Kenneth Knabenshue

Bill/Rebel

In loving memory of Bill may you RIP. Bill/Rebel 2019-2020 Service Dog Rebel re-homed and still a working service dog. Volunteer Trainers Cheri Carbone Danville, KY Prison dog program, Erik Hall Phenix City, AL Becky White GA Marybeth Leiter TN Kenneth Knabenshue TN & other volunteers

Jody/Ella

2019-2020 Service Dog Jody/EllaRetired Kokomo, IN ARMY Volunteer Shuree Trainer Kenneth Knabeshue

ba

2019-2022 Service dog Charita/Bailey Bartlett, TN NAVY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Cindy/Linus

2019-2022 Service Dog Cindy/Linus Milan, TN American Gold Star Mother Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Ed/Bessie

2019-2022 Service dog Ed/Bessie Spencer, IN NAVY Volunteer Shuree Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

T. Wayne/Stanley

2019-2022 Service dog T. Wayne/Stanley Blountville, TN ARMY Volunteers Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Jeramie/Blue

2019-2022 Service dog Jeramie/Blue Macon, GA USMC Trainer: Kevin Truitt

Peter/Sadie

2019-2022 Service dog Peter/Sadie Marion, FL NAVY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Team:Terry/Nalah

2019-2022 Service dog Team:Terry/Nalah Ft. Mitchell, AL ARMY Trainer Erik Hall

John Bush/Chief

2019-2022 Service dog John Bush/Chief Jemison, AL NAVY Trainer Erik Hall

Team: Bryanne/Sampson

2018-2022 Service dog Team: Bryanne/Sampson Ethridge, TN Veterans Wife Trainers Kenneth Knabenshue TN Marybeth Leiter TN

Sam/Dixie

2018-2022 Service dog Sam/Dixie Eufaula, AL ARMY Trainer Erik Hall

Mandy/Steele

2018-2021 Service Dog Mandy/Steele Retired Air Force Marysville, OH Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Mary/Fenway

2017-2022 Service dog Mary/Fenway Youngstown, OH NAVY Trainer Cheri Carbone

Shuree/ Mallory

2017-2019 In loving Shuree/ Mallory memory of Mallory Service Dog Retired Alexandria, IN

David/Chief

2017-19 Service Dog David/Chief Brookneal, VA NAVY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue TN

Kimberlyn/Penny

2017-2022 Service dog Kimberlyn/Penny Bay City, MI USMC Trainers Becky White + Kenneth Knabenshue

Stephen/Amber

2016-2022 Service Dog Stephen/AmberCarmel, Indiana USMC Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue TN

Kenny/Marcie

2016-2021 Service dog Kenny/Marcie Lewisburg, TN ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Scott/Kimber

2016-2021 Service dog Scott/Kimber Cedar Hill, TN ARMY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Rob/Molly

2016-2019 Service Dog Rob/Molly Cosby, TN Air Force Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Billie/Jackson

2016-2017 Service dog Billie/Jackson Glassboro, NJ Air Force Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Stephen/Amber

2016-2022 Service Dog Stephen/Amber Carmel, IN ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Katrina/Sammy

2015-2017 Service dog Katrina/Sammy Murfreesboro, TN NAVY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Dan/Rusty

2015-2017 Service dog Dan/Rusty Marietta, GA USMC Trainers Kenneth Knabenshue + Becky White

Cheri/Zander

2015-2022 Service dog Cheri/Zander Danville, KY Volunteer Trainer Cheri Carbone Kenneth Knabenshue

Brent/Baby-Girl

2015-2017 Service dog Brent/Baby-Girl NAVY Tickfaw, LA Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Barron/Hilda-Guard

2015-2019 Service dog Barron/Hilda-Guard Cleveland, TN NAVY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue Sponsored by: Helen S.

Dale/Kramer

2015-2022 Service Dog Dale/Kramer Mackinaw, IL NAVY Volunteer Trainer Joe Blakenship

Heather/Abbie

2015-2016 Service Dog Heather/Abbie Spring City, TN NAVY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Tito/Ico

2015-2016 Service Dog Tito/Ico USAF Hampton, VA Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Sam/Bruce Wayne

2014-2021 Service dog Sam/Bruce Wayne Clarksville, TN NAVY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Brandon/Lewis

2014-2017 Service Dog Brandon/Lewis Saginaw, MI Army Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Daryl/Mya

2014-2017 Service Dog Daryl/Mya Lewisburg, KY ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Ana/Meatball

2014-2018 Service Dog Ana/Meatball Wetumpka, AL ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Skylar/Zeus

2014-2017 Service Dog Skylar/Zeus ARMY St. Joseph, TN Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Erik/Fenrir

2014-2019 Service Dog Erik/Fenrir Phenix City, AL ARMY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Tasha/Gunnar

2014-2016 Service Dog Tasha/Gunnar Dover, TN Wife of Veteran Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Kris/Hero

2014-2019 Service Dog Kris/Hero NAVY Bangor, ME Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Justin/Abbie

2014-2020 Service Dog Justin/Abbie Decatur, AL ARMY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Donnie/BF-Max

2013-2017 Service Dog Donnie/BF-Max Port Charlotte, FL ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue Many Volunteers Soffie + Chris NY-City Teens for Animals

Gary/Soldier

2013-2017 Service Dog Gary/Soldier USAF Bon Aqua, TN

TERRI/TIBO

2013-2015 Service Dog TERRI/TIBO ARMY Loranger, LA Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Terri/Bruno

2013-2015 Service Dog Terri/Bruno ARMY Loranger, LA Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Brent/Marley

2013-2018 Service Dog Brent/Marley Air National Guard Trainer: Kenneth Knanenshue

Brady/Lisa

2013-2014 Service Dog Brady/Lisa ARMY Veterans Son TN Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Susan/Jethro

2013-2014 Service Dog Susan/Jethro Summertown, TN ARMY Volunteers + Trainer Ken

Ken/Jayla

2013-2014 Service Dog Ken/Jayla Linden, TN Vietnam Army Veteran Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

Wanda/Jasper

2013-2022 Service Dog Wanda/Jasper Ethridge, TN ARMY Trainer: Kenneth Knabenshue

Oliver/Bella

2013-2014 Service Dog Oliver/Bella Leoma, TN ARMY Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue Sponsored By Helen S.

Kelly/Axl

2012-2013 Service Dog Wytheville, VA ARMY Trainer Ken

Shuray/Luna

2012-2017 Service Dog Shuray/Luna Ft Campbell, KY ARMY Sponsor Helen S. Trainer Kenneth Knabenshue

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