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Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(c) 3 based in Williston, Florida and has grown into a nation-wide Service Dog Organization.

We raise, train and then donate individually trained medical service dogs to veterans, first responders and others who suffer from disabilities including PTS, Traumatic Brain Injury, mobility issues and more. Guardian Angels receives up to 40 applications each day for one of their medical Service Dogs.

There is no state or federal funding available for this critical life-saving program. Over the past 6 years, Guardian Angels has paired more than 200 individually trained medical service dogs with those in need, and with your help, they can do even more.

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GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

Michigan State Police with Check for GAMSD

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the force in 1982.

2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

Antonio and his Service Dog, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies’ panel of judges.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Jim Rooney from Pittsburgh Steelers and Jon Kolb, 4x Super Bowl Champion to Keynote Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of the Leash Community Awareness Event

John Ranger, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs cordially invites the public to attend our 2019 Pittsburgh Passing of the Leash Ceremony. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients in Pennsylvania communities. Meet some of these life-saving dogs and teams, and enjoy lunch with us.

Lansing Board of Water and Light Names Dog after Combat Veteran Mike Ronan

Mike Ronan and service dog Julie

LANSING, Mich., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing Board of Water and Light held a fundraising event, the BWL IBEW Golf 4 Charity Tournament, and have raised the funds necessary to donate an individually trained service dog to a deserving recipient. As they held their event, they heard from Mike Ronan, a Marine Veteran who was paired with a Service Dog through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc..

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Celebrates 5-year Partnership with Humane Society Naples

Lundy Hedges of GAMSD

NAPLES, Fla., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to celebrate the 5-year anniversary, of our partnership with Humane Society Naples, to teach Service Dog classes to our Foster Family Trainers and Recipients.

GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Matt and Service Dog, Cobalt REALTOR Blue

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Welcomes Mike Hudson, PNC Bank V.P. to Advisory Council

Mike Hudson

WILLISTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to welcome Mr. Mike Hudson, Senior Vice President of PNC Bank’s Enterprise Transformation Efforts to our Advisory Council.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year

PIWOTY 2018 Carol Borden

WILLISTON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 3, 2018, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs’ Founder and CEO Carol Borden was selected as the 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year, at an awards ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named a Pet Industry Woman of the Year Finalist

Carol Borden with Huey

WILLISTON, Fla., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Founder and CEO, Carol Borden has been selected as one of twenty-five women vying for the title of Pet Industry Woman of the Year 2018. Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has grown into a nation-wide organization.

Parkland School Survivor and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog Recipient to return to first day of school with Service Dog Escort

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

PARKLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year’s shooting.

Rocky Bleier to be Keynote Speaker at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of the Leash Community Awareness Event

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, along with hosts Don and Tony Accamando and Jack Wagner, cordially invite the public to attend the Passing of the Leash. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients and includes a plated lunch.

Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, U.S. Army, Retired to be keynote speaker at the 2018 Bark-A-Que

Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc

NAPLES, Fla., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce that Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, United States Army, retired will be the keynote speaker at our Bark-A-Que fundraising event, being held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at N. Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Proudly announces the 2018 Bark-A-Que Sponsored by PNC Bank

2018 Bark-A-Que - Guardian Angels

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce we will be hosting our Annual Bark-A-Que(R) featuring The Ben Allen Band LIVE in concert! The event will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10-2. This fun afternoon event will be held at N. Collier Regional Park and includes an incredible BBQ lunch, provided by Mission BBQ, amazing silent auction, raffles and a chance to meet & greet with some of our Service Dog teams, to learn what they do, and how they help.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Wins 2018 Academy of United States Veterans ‘VETTY’ Award

Carol Borden and Service Dog, Huey

WILLISTON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. On January 20, 2018 its Founder and CEO, Carol Borden and National Canine Program Director, Nate Burney were at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2018 VETTY Award for outstanding efforts in Veterans Mental Health.

In This Season of Thanksgiving Dunlap Gift of $350,000 Benefits Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

GAMSD Dunlap Gift - Group Photo

WILLISTON, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla., and the Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County are proud to announce, and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Al and Judith Dunlap for their incredibly generous gift of $350,000 to support the work of training medical service dogs for Veterans and First Responders.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.