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The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: The Good Dog Foundation

Give To Girls, Inc.
Support girls through mentoring and hands-on training. Read More »
Give To Wounded Warriors
Support our troops when they come home. Read More »
Comfort Dogs
Amidst the Newtown tragedy, a furry paw of comfort. Read More »

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. 

Who they are: The Good Dog Foundation

What they do: The Good Dog Foundation is devoted to bringing people who are suffering — from trauma, from loss, from illness, etc. — the comfort offered by the nonjudgemental love and support of specially trained therapy dogs. They provide therapy dog services to people in health care, social service, educational and community facilities in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts, and at disaster sites around the country. (Currently, a similar group has sent therapy dogs to Newtown, CT, in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.) Keep reading »

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