When I discovered our special education class would help train Wilderwood Service Dogs, I was overjoyed we would receive the opportunity to assist in such a rewarding service for others. Because of my experience with a rescue dog after losing my father, I know first-hand the healing power a dog can have, but nothing prepared me for how […]
On behalf of the students and staff in the Comprehensive Development Classroom at Heritage High School, I would like to recommend Wilderwood Service Dogs to your grant committee. Wilderwood has consistently worked directly with our Special Needs classroom. My students feel a great sense of ownership and pride as the service dogs they train with […]
Diane is the Activities Coordinator at Asbury Place Maryville for 12 years. Asbury Place Maryville, is a continuing care retirement community located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Several years ago, Asbury Place Maryville partnered with Wilderwood on a program that has brought about wonderful results for their residents. The program […]
Your restricted gift for staff training is, in my mind, so critical in maintaining both wonderful employees and well-served participants. Exposure to new techniques in the work done by the staff is vitally important in maintaining a level of organizational quality and an environment and culture regularly infused with good morale building opportunities.