These are our community’s 2018 service dog photos. You can read the fun captions on the thumbnail pictures, or click on a thumbnail picture to enter a larger “lightbox” pop-out series you can click through (or tap or use keypad arrows to navigate). Enjoy!
Accessibility note: Alt text has been added for those using screenreaders (thanks to those community members who contributed descriptions!). The captions contain different info—often names and context—and are not visible in the lightbox pop-out.
Mystique works on her melt-your-heart-with-cuteness face in a pink bandana
Mystique hangs out at the doctor’s office
Kathy and Lilly on a hike in Pescadero, CA
Kathy and Lilly at Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco, CA
Lilly in Pacific Grove, CA
Avery and Bela are proud to earn training ribbons at the convention!
Bela has transformed into a pumpkin, surprising Avery!
Bela is happy to work!
The ever stylish Brad!
The Morris family—Veronica, Hestia, and Brad here—knows the importance of voting!
Patti and Izzy at the Conway Noon Lions Club, educating as always
Patti and Izzy with a girl scout troop
Patti, Izzy, and Micah Russell at a festival with other handlers
Brendan and Gracie are going for a ride in the car
Gracie gives Brendan the ability to explore his world
Bunny and Ouija love visiting the museum!
The best art is art that is created together—like the art of Bunny and Ouija’s relationship
Ouija’s patches show off her many talents
Charlie enjoys watching the strange humans on roller coasters!
Finn and Sarah in a hammock
Travis and Finn on the day they met
Summer looks up at Rebecca, proud to be her service dog in training!
Rebecca and Summer, showing how deep pressure therapy is done
Summer is happy her first day in her new home
Yvie and Elaine vacationing in Québec by the St. Lawrence
Yvie and Elaine vacationing at a campground in Maine
Tao and Deja show off their Jeep puppy cave
Puppy Arlo tries on his too-big SDIT vest
Arlo is the picture of puppy confidence!
Lauren and Arlo smile at the camera
Eva giving Windy deep pressure therapy
Eva looks pretty in pink!
Eva and Windy graduating obedience class
Ruby and Camille catching some Zs
Ruby shows off her pretty vest
Trixie is retired, but she still looks great!
Elaine and Dash give Elaine’s son bunny ears!
Veronica and Hestia see the sights in Washington DC after an advocacy meeting
All animals seem to like horsing around with Hestia!
Veronica and Hestia, giving HOPE to others after expert witnessing in New York City
Taro loves her work!
Taro in her wedding veil
Taro reminds us that Pit Bulls were once called “nanny dogs”
Roger waits for a Lyft
Deanna, Chris, and their two Min Pins Maxwell Smart and Jaxon T.
During Deanna’s recent knee replacement surgery, Maxwell kept her calm and collected and mentally safe
Jaxson T. and Maxwell Smart in a gift box for their family photo