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Home Plate Project

By John Burnham on August 22, 2014

DbacksGiveBack Support us and own a one-of-a-kind artwork through the Diamondbacks Foundation Home Plate Project. Soldier's Best Friend is honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of the Diamondbacks Foundation annual D-backs Give Back program. Funds raised by the Home Plate Project will directly benefit SBF. Celebrities, artists, local news media and others have contributed their talent to design unique home plates that are available for bid on the Home Plate Project website. We designed one too! To see our… Read More →

Swift Charities Fun Run/Walk

By John Burnham on August 20, 2014

SwiftLogo2 Sign up for this fun event and support Soldier's Best Friend at the same time! Soldier’s Best Friend has been selected as the sole beneficiary of the Swift Charities Fourth Annual 5K Fun Run & 2.5K Walk on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:00 am at Rio Vista Park in Peoria.  Swift Charities is the charitable arm of Swift Transportation. The Race & Walk are open to all, and this year’s theme is Super Heroes so adult, children, and pet costumes are encouraged! Learn… Read More →

Congratulations New Graduates

By John Burnham on August 5, 2014

Dog1_PostImage Eleven veteran/dog teams celebrated their success at a graduation ceremony in central Phoenix yesterday evening. Representing Tucson and metro Phoenix, these teams have trained twice a week for an average of 6-9 months to earn Service Dog status. Congratulations to each and every one. Watch our Facebook page for photos:

Channel 3 and Fox News were at the graduation. Channel 3 ran a short segment highlighting six graduating dogs that originally came from… Read More →

Milestone Reached

By John Burnham on July 29, 2014

Screen Shot 2012-12-04 at 7.30.12 AM Ten veteran/dog teams recently passed the Public Access Test (PAT). Only a few more steps to complete before graduation. Congratulations to these teams for their hard work and commitment! Read More →

July 4th Celebration

By John Burnham on July 3, 2014

th5HXF632P As we celebrate this year, let's honor all of the military men and women who have made it possible for us to enjoy our freedom. Soldier's Best Friend wishes everyone a safe and fun 4th of July holiday. Read More →

Woof Down Lunch

By John Burnham on June 16, 2014

UAF_WoofDownLunch2014 Soldier's Best Friend (SBF) representatives will be in Prescott on June 28 for the Woof Down Lunch event in the Courthouse Plaza. Veteran/dog teams and volunteers will be there with information and our SBF merchandise. It's a fun outdoor event in beautiful Prescott where people can have lunch with their pets and enjoy a day of socializing and shopping. A $20 ticket includes a hand-crafted pet bowl by local artists, pet food samples, and "people" picnic lunch. "Lunch only" available for $10. The… Read More →

Memorial Day

By John Burnham on May 26, 2014

th5HXF632P As our nation pauses to observe Memorial Day, Soldier's Best Friend pays tribute to all who have served or are currently serving in our military. Read More →

4th Annual Memorial Day Ride

By John Burnham on May 21, 2014

AZTributeRides Saturday, May 24, 2014 Soldier's Best Friend veteran/dog teams and volunteers will be onsite at Sanderson Ford in Glendale. Ride Registration: 8:00-10:00 a.m. Memorial Ceremony: 10:00 Kickstands up: 10:30 If you’re registered for the ride, there will be an Honor Stop at the National Memorial Cemetery and after party at Westgate. More details and registration: Read More →

Phoenix Pet Expo at WestWorld

By John Burnham on May 12, 2014

PhxPetExpo_logo Come see us on Saturday, May 17. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm WestWorld of Scottsdale 16601 N Pima Rd Join us for tons of fun at the annual Phoenix Pet Expo. Soldier’s Best Friend’s booth and veteran/dog teams will be there! Come out to this pet friendly event – enjoy special events like agility demonstrations and pet talent contest. While you’re there, come see us. Read More →

Tucson Fundraiser: April 29

By John Burnham on April 25, 2014

La_Cocina_Tucson If you're in Tucson on Tuesday, April 29, swing by La Cocina Restaurant for a bite between 5:00-10:00 pm. Soldier's Best Friend is their chosen Tuesday night beneficiary that day. They are generously donating 10% of that evening's dinner service proceeds to SBF. La Cocina Restaurant 201 N Court Ave, Tucson Read More →