WE WON!!! 

Brigadoon's veterans tree decorations

at Hotel Bellwether lobby was voted

best tree this year.

Thank YOU to all who voted!

 

We focused on veterans in gratitude

for receiving the Wounded Warrior

Service Dog Program grant.

On our tree, you could see

our veterans and read their words.

It was quite moving.

During this annual fundraiser,

Hotel Bellwether raised $7,500

for Skookum Kids,

a great non-profit for foster kids.

We are proud to take part.

Hotel Bellwether

gave us a fantastic gift certificate,

a wine pairing dinner for six

at the Hotel Bellwether wine cellar,

which we will include in our auction, 

September 11, 2021. 

Mark your calendar!

You too could win this fantastic package!

AT BRIGADOON SERVICE DOGS

we provide trained service dogs for veterans, children, adults with physical, developmental, and behavioral health disabilities to promote a more independent and enriched life.

PUPPIES: Birth to 8 weeks -- Stay with mom. Learn bite inhibition with mom's correction and litter mates' play.

8 weeks to 8 months -- Live with volunteer puppy trainers, gets exposure to cars, children, small animals, public places, daily life. 

A very special thank you to the LOCHLAND FOUNDATION for your generous support through the COVID19 crisis.

TRAINING A DOG TAKES PLACE

FROM EIGHT WEEKS TO TWO YEARS MATURITY

COST: $30,000

Most people in need cannot afford the cost, so Brigadoon Service Dogs became a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2004 in order to help bridge the financial gap. Civilians pay a third of the cost and veterans never pay. 

DOGS: 8 to 16 months -- Live with PRISON PROGRAM inmates 24/7 for daily intermediate level training

using positive reinforcement of praise and nibbles of food.

(Inmates with Denise CoStanten, their instructor -- our Founder and Executive Director.)

THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS!

Department of Defense: Wounded Warrior Service Dog Program

APEX

FOUNDATION

WestCare

DOGS: 16 months to 2 years -- Dogs return to Brigadoon's campus and do advance training. Trainers take the dogs to public places, give them lots of different experiences and teach the dogs specific cues that match up with each client's needs.

Client & Dog Match: 2 weeks TEAM TRAINING -- Teaches client what dog knows and how to handle dog in public places.

Clients end their training during the final days when they pass the Public Access Test.

Client & Dog Relationship: Brigadoon provides ongoing service for as long as the two are together.

We answer questions, provide home visits and additional training when needed, for the life of the team.

LEAVE A LEGACY

 

What legacy would you like to leave the world? Think of Brigadoon when you do your end of life planned giving. Talk to your financial planner about bequests in a will or trust.

Be a part of something bigger. Together, we can "offer a helping paw."

Pinnacle Printing

Foundation

Call us today at 360.733.5388

Brigadoon Service Dogs

4759 Mission Road,

Bellingham, WA  98226

 

Non-profit Tax ID# 27-0100385

 

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