• Riddler

    Riddler was adopted from one of our rescue partners, Labs N More! The rescue contacted training director and Cofounder, Graham Bloem, to tell him that they had a few dogs we needed to meet and Riddler (formerly Angus) was one pup we just had to have for Shelter to Soldier! This boy is very affectionate […]

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  • Armstrong

    Armstrong was adopted from one of our rescue partners, Labs N More! The rescue contacted training director and Cofounder, Graham Bloem, to tell him that they had a few dogs we needed to meet and Armstrong was one pup we just had to have for Shelter to Soldier! This energetic and sweet boy is eager […]

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  • Liberty

    Lady Liberty was adopted from the San Diego Department of Animal Services in Carlsbad. She was there for a little over a month and had already been adopted and returned because she was pestering livestock. This energetic pup was just in need of a job to keep her out of trouble! She loves people and […]

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  • Ace

    Breed: Blue Pit Bull Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    Ace is a 1 year old blue pit bull mix with a big personality! This playful pup is full of energy and always ready to play! Ace is a funny combination of playful, goofy and affectionate but during training sessions he can zone in with his focus on the task at hand. We are so […]

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  • Kai

    Breed: Husky Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    Kai is a 1 year old male husky mix adopted from San Diego Department of Animal Services Bonita Shelter and generously sponsored by our Red Star Sponsor, the Professional Development Institute (PDI) of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) from their May 2017 San Diego Conference! This beautiful husky has a great temperament and […]

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  • Duke

    Breed: Cattle Dog Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    In July of 2017, we were contacted by our close friend and rescue partner Cece Bloum, from Thrive Animal Rescue. Cece reached out to our training company, Specialty Dog Training, to get some basic obedience training for a new rescue for them, Duke. However, once we evaluated him, we determined that Duke would be a […]

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  • Bandit

    Breed: Cattle Dog Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    Bandit is a 1 year old cattle dog mix adopted from the San Diego Department of Animal Services Central Shelter. The staff at the shelter thought Bandit would be a good fit for Shelter to Soldier, and after evaluating this adorable pup, training director, Graham Bloem, agreed. Bandit is a happy, social guy and is […]

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  • Moose

    Breed: Pit Bull Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    Moose is a 2-year-old pit bull mix with a spunky but sweet personality, and a very keen desire to work and please his handler. He was adopted from the San Diego Department of Animal Services Bonita Shelter. Moose works best for affection, and really loves his psychiatric service dog work, as it gives him a […]

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  • Thursday

    Breed: Shepherd Mix
    Age: 4 months

    On November 15th, 2016 our Shelter to Soldier service dog training team visited the San Diego Department of Animal Services on Gaines St. in San Diego. There, we met many great dogs – but fell madly in love with this sweet puppy, affectionately named Thursday by her Red Star Sponsor, The Thursday Club Juniors. Thursday […]

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