Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian of the Marietta Vet Clinic welcomes new patients in Marietta, GA to the animal clinic. The pet clinic offers dog vaccinations, cat vaccinations, sick pet relief, house calls and general wellness care. Please take a few moments and get to know more about us on our website. www.mariettavetclinic.com
Monday, February 10, 2014
Many Ways to Help Support Southeastern Guide Dogs
If you know someone that is visually impaired, a guide dog can
make a difference for a
Marietta Vet Clinic Supports the Visually Impaired
more independent and happy life. Southeastern
Guide Dog's mission is to "create and nurture a partnership between a
visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life's journey with
mobility, independence and dignity."
Guide Dogs Inc, is a nonprofit organization accredited by the International
Guide Dog Federation in Reading, England and a member of the Council of U.S.
Dog Guide Schools. Their main mission to partner highly trained dogs with
the visually impaired individuals. Students train for 26 days in the Palmetto, Florida campus by
venturing into the city streets, shopping malls and public transportation, a
freeing experience. The school has provided the gift of an independence for over 30
years. All of their services are provided free of charge the recipient thanks
to the generosity of people like you.
How can you help?
1. Give a one time donation or re-occurring donation.
3. Own a business?
Participate in the RoundUp4 GuideDogs (tm). Participating
restaurants and stores simply offer their customers the chance to round up
their bill to the next dollar.
4. Purchase a commemorative
5. Your organization,
company, school or group can host a unique event with the proceeds benefiting
Southeastern Guide Dogs.
6. Donate a no longer
needed car. Southeastern Guide Dogs will even pick it up.
7. Volunteer by raising a
8. None of these fit you,
call Southeastern Guide Dogs and suggest how you can help.
Facts about Southeastern Guide Dog.
1. The 35 acre campus has provided dogs to people for over 30
than 2,800 guide dog teams have existed since inception, and over 410 active
guide dog partnerships exist currently.
2. All guide dogs meet rigorous medical and behavioral standards
before being paired.
3. Canines can also be placed with visually impaired children ages
10-17, used as public service dogs (rescue, arson, bombs or drug detection) or
act as an ambassador providing outreach for education and comfort to hospitals,
nursing homes, hospices and schools.
4.Therapy dogs are placed into military hospitals to spread cheer
5. Approximately 50 breeder dogs from the Labrador, Golden
retriever and Labrador/Golden retriever mix.