• From the service dog training being held at U Maine Orono.

    Posted on June 22, 2016 by in Blog Posts

    It’s Bosun the dog and veteran Mike being trained by Tom at North Edge K9. The dog is learning how to remind Mike to take his medication.  

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    Did you know that Embrace A Vet offers groups for caregivers?

    Posted on June 7, 2016 by in Blog Posts

    This group held their latest group meeting in Freeport. The subject was gratitude. After their gathering, they proceeded to a local seafood restaurant for lunch on the water…great way to spend an afternoon!. Board member, Dean Paterson, started the program which continues to grow and be enjoyed by many. If interested, contact Dean at http://embraceavet.org/contact/

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  • Service Dog Graduation!

    Posted on April 27, 2016 by in Blog Posts

    EAV is proud to report that on May 3rd, seven teams of a veteran and a service dog graduated the Brunswick Service Dog Class.  These veterans worked hard for 16 weeks to complete this course, and EAV applauds them for their perseverance and dedication.  And EAV is grateful for North Edge K9s for their expertise…

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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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