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  • You can help train local assistance dogs

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    Wednesday, June 4 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-06-04 22:14:29 GMT
    An organization that's helped hundreds of people with disabilities in recent years needs your help.Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence has been pairing up people and service dogs for decades.They're now in need of volunteers and people to help foster the dogs.It takes about two years and about $20,000 to train each dog.The dogs spend some of that time with foster families and then the last few months before they're paired up with a person, are spent at the training center. From open...
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Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence has paired hundreds of dogs and people with disabilities in recent years. It takes about two years and $20,000 to train each of the dogs.

There's an easy way you can help raise money for the program. It's a 5k race and a one mile walk called The Race for Wags and Wheels. Jenny Barlos is the Client Services Director,"It is $30 to register and all the money comes back to our program. What do you use the money for? To place additional service and therapy dogs with people."

The Race for Wags and Wheels is Saturday, June 7 at The University of Toledo. It starts in parking lot 10 near The Glass Bowl. Registration starts at 8 am. The race and walk start at 9:15 am. They're hoping to raise awareness and about $5,000. Click here to register.

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