June 13, 2017

Operation Save-A-Vet, Save-A-Pet

In a milestone event for Operation Save-A-Vet, Save-A-Pet yesterday, the Franklin County Commissioners transferred ownership of the first two certified service dogs to local veterans.


Designed to help veterans with service-connected disabilities lead happier and more productive lives, the outreach program matches Franklin County veterans with service dogs. Many of the dogs are rescued from local shelters.

Click here for full press release.


Pictured L to R are:    Alex Reed with Turk; Chairman David Keller; John McPaul, VA Community Outreach & Events Coordinator; Kami Emerick, Trainer with Skyler, Commissioner Robert Thomas; Helen Carlson, Dog Trainer; Ken Hadley with Jango; and Justin Slep, VA Director.

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