After a previous abusive owner, and surviving severe injuries from being hit by a car, Gracie had a fear of cars and people. Trainer Dorene Robertson was more determined than ever to make sure Gracie made a full recovery get back on track to becoming a service dog. She wanted Gracie to have a second chance at having a happy life as well as giving a veteran in need that same chance. At no cost, Dorene retrained Gracie and gave her to retired Marine Sgt. Chris Mueller, who Gracie picked possibly because he too has a past has brought him much pain.
Service dog and future wounded warrior owner share painful past
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Zeus was filled with love for Master Sergeant Todaro when the Air National Guard member returned home from deployment. She had been away for 6 months and that was obvious far too long for her doting pup.
“Been away training for my MOS and due to being injured my stay will be longer than planned. I was given two weeks back home and this is the greeting I got from my three babies.” – Heather