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    Canine Collaboration

    Posted on February 5, 2016 by in Blog Posts

    Embrace a Vet has recently collaborated with Coastal Humane Society and North Edge K9s to bring quality dogs and quality training to Veterans with PTS or TBI throughout the State of Maine.  Our first class of veteran/dog teams has graduated and we have two more currently running in Brunswick ME and in Gorham ME.  Plans are…

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    From Atlanta kill shelter to NY to Maine….these two great canines finally have their forever homes!!!!

    Posted on January 18, 2016 by in Blog Posts

    Thanks to a team effort by K9s on the Frontline, spear headed by Christian Stickney, these two canines were brought to Maine from NY last evening where they were given to Daniel and Don, two veterans waiting to join the Gorham Service Dog Training Class beginning  the last week in January…..a very happy ending to…

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    Posted on December 9, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    EAV Retreat at Point Look Out   Nine veteran couples joined Embrace A Vet staff for a 5-day Healing Retreat and Wellness at Point Look Out Resorts, Northpoint, Maine in early November. Our first time at PLO couldn’t have been better. The program opened with a Native American healer, Hawk Henries, playing his handmade, beautifully carved…

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  • A busy December

    Posted on December 2, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    It is a busy time for EAV.  We have two dogs classes graduating this month and plans are underway for our 9th retreat, which will be held  February 18-21 at Camp Kieve. Our volunteer team continues to express gratitude for the priveledge of serving our Maine veterans with PTS or TBI.  Retreat flyer will be…

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    In rememberance of our Veterans

    Posted on November 10, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    There are many special events surrounding this National Holiday.  Millions are participating in the “Green light” initiative, replacing their porch light with a green bulb for a week, beginning tomorrow.  Green is the color of hope.  In the Navy, “green light” was a tradition.  On any given evening, you might receive a phone call.  The…

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    Service dog classes

    Posted on September 30, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    Currently, Embrace A Vet is contracting with two different trainers, offering Service Dog Training in two locations.  North Edge K9 is located in Gorham and Sandra Pond of Classic Retrievers is holding a class for us in Lewiston.  Both Classes meet at the same time on the same day. EAV sincerely thanks all of our…

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    8th Healing and Wellness Retreat

    Posted on September 7, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    8th Healing and Wellness Retreat If you are a veteran living in Maine with symptoms of PTS(d) and/or TBI Please join us for an all expense paid retreat at Beautiful Point Lookout, Northport Me Overlooking Penobscot Bay Thursday afternoon Nov 12—Monday morning Nov 16 Energy Psychology Education, Alternative Healing Therapies Hiking, Full Work out gym,…

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    Service Dog Training Class to begin in Gorham on September 15

    Posted on August 26, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    If you are a Maine Veteran with PTS(d) or TBI, you are eligible to apply for our next Service Dog Training Program. Classes begin on Sept 15, from 3-5, in Gorham Maine Download the application from the website or write to me at joy@embraceavet.org to learn more.

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    Planet Dog Woofminster Doggie Carnival

    Posted on August 19, 2015 by in Blog Posts

            Planet Dog Woofminster Doggie Carnival Proceeds to benefit Paws for Peace Enjoy games, contests, challenges, food, drink, and FUN! Proceeds support the Paws for Peace Program, helping wounded military vets obtain service and therapy dogs. Admission is Free! Click here to download event flyer Schedule of Events (subject to change) 1:00 Welcome! Rachel…

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    Bark in the Park….a benefit for Embrace A Vet at the Sea Dogs game

    Posted on June 15, 2015 by in Blog Posts

    Take in a game and help the Planet Dog Foundation raise money for an amazing cause. On July 31, 2015, woof it up at Hadlock Field as the SeaDogs take on the Harrisburg Senators (AA affiliate of the Washington Nationals). Kick the evening off with an on-field parade led by Slugger the SeaDog, then enjoy…

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