Meet Colleen and her service dog, Buddy. School became extra challenging for Colleen when she was diagnosed with epilepsy. That all changed when she adopted a dog with a remarkable ability to detect oncoming seizures. See how Buddy has helped change Colleen’s life by simply putting his head in her lap.
Meet Rockport’s harbor master, Abbie, and her canine companion, Wilson, who serves as Rockport’s unofficial ‘canine ambassador.’ Wilson assists Abbie on rescue missions, including her own mission battling a life-threatening illness. See how his steady presence in a seaside town in Maine is helping save lives.
Meet Sonja, a Golden Retriever who you may notice riding the chairlifts at one of Maine’s largest ski resorts. This beloved ski patrol dog and her patrol handler, Greg, spend most of their day greeting skiers at the top of the slopes and helping keep them safe. This canine hero is as adorable as she is hard working.
After having both legs amputated, Army veteran Christy Gardner fought to build a new life with the help of a four-legged companion by her side. Her service dog, Moxie, pushed her to be resilient when things got tough. Today, Christy is a para-athlete and knows there is no obstacle that she and Moxie can’t overcome together.