On Friday, October 6th, 2017, Shelter to Soldier™ hosted the graduation ceremony of US Navy Veteran Kevin Justice with his service dog, Annie. Annie was the first dog in the Shelter to Soldier™ program trained in mobility assistance, retrieval and psychiatric service. She was adopted from San Diego Department of Animal Services Bonita Shelter and her housing, care, training and placement with Kevin was generously sponsored by Red Star Sponsor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Brentwood Office and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Charitable Foundation in Los Angeles. We are very proud of all that Kevin and Annie have achieved together and we look forward to watching what is only the beginning of their journey grow and develop.

Other Success Stories

  • Ben + Tank

    San Diego, CA

    Tank came into our program in June 2014 through the sponsorship of The Wintercreek Foundation. Ben applied to our program in the Spring of 2015, and was perhaps one of our most driven applicants.

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  • James + Calver

    San Diego, CA

    Calver is a 3 year-old, male standard schnauzer. His dad, James, applied to Shelter to Soldier™ and was approved to be a recipient due to his diagnosis of TBI (traumatic brain injury) and PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

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  • Vic + Kira

    San Diego, CA

    Kira is a loving 4 year old female labrador/pit mix. She was rescued just in time to allow her the opportunity to live a happy, loving and purposeful life.

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