Camo was picked up as a stray by Clay County Animal Control. Their best guess was that he had been on the street his whole life. Camo's journey from animal control to us was purely fate. Our lead trainer had gone out to Clay County Animal Control to evaluate two other dogs for the program. When those dogs didn't pass the test, she went through the other kennels looking for prospects. Camo was curled up in a ball on the floor of his kennel while the other 4 dogs he was with barked and growled at all the chaos. Camo saw the trainer and came up to the fence to lick her hand, tail wagging. Camo passed the evaluation with flying colors, but had one more obstacle he had to overcome - he was sick with kennel cough. Camo came and spent 2 weeks in isolation recovering from his cough. Once he was healthy, he began training. Camo's unbelievably sweet personality combined with his overwhelming desire to be with "his person" made him a joy to train. He is truly an old soul serving a higher purpose with his warrior. 

Dog Updates

23Jun
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Larry shares why he joined the military and discusses some of the struggles he faced at first with Camo but after having three weeks to bond with one another Camo is determined to please is dad and be the best service dog he can be. Camo is going to an amazing home and Larry could not have received a better dog!Read More >>
22Jun
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Larry shares some of his goals after he leaves and reaches out to other veterans who are struggling with PTSD as well. Larry plans to get Camo out to exercise everyday and keep up on his training!Read More >>
20Jun
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Larry and Camo receive their certification for graduating the program. All the volunteers were there to not only to support Larry but Camo as well and are sad to see them go! Larry is ready to go home and begin his new life with his new best friend, Camo.Read More >>
18Jun
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Larry and Camo tour the city of St Augustine together. They visit the Castillo de San Marcos Fort and even take the tram around the old streets of St Augustine. Camo really enjoyed riding on the tram but couldn't have done it without his dad sitting right next to him.Read More >>

Our Other Dogs

Apache is a 16 month old male Red Heeler/Cattle Dog mix. He was adopted from Bradford County Animal Control as a young puppy.

Astro is a 2 year old male chocolate lab.  He was picked up by Animal Control as a stray and was found at the Jacksonville Adoptathon.

Breed: Retriever/Shepherd Mix 

Age: 5 months 

Shelter: Adopted from the Saline Animal League 

Hi my name is Batman!  I am a eleven month old Retriever Mix.  I was unfortunately brought to the shelter as an owner surrender but that's okay because I am getting an awesome new home!

Bosco is a one year old Boxer/Rhodesian Ridgeback mix.  We do have any information about Bosco’s background before he was brought to the shelter.

Shelter: Adopted from Great Plains SPCA 

Age: 11 month 

Breed: American Bull Dog Mix 

Buddy is a 2 year old male great dane/lab mix. He was donated by a family in Atlanta that had rescued him from the humane society and couldn't handle is strength and energy.

Charlie was purchased from a puppy store when he was 8 weeks old by a family that was told he would be a small dog.