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Past Newsletters

2016

An Ever Expanding New Year!

An Ever Expanding New Year!

Welcome to 2016, a year that is starting with enthusiasm and growth for TLCAD. The POOCH program at the Richard J Donovan Correctional Facility is expanding! What first started with three dogs in the firehouse has now been moved into designated areas inside the facility that will allow TLCAD to train more dogs in less time.

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2015

The Power of Transformation: Holiday Giving Campaign

The Power of Transformation: Holiday Giving Campaign

This holiday season, we are grateful for the opportunity to share stories of transformation, of lives saved and changed for the better. Of one dog and his journey from life behind bars to a life that provides the gift of freedom and another, who was given a second chance to brighten the lives of children everyday!

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To those who make transformation possible...

To those who make transformation possible...

This Thanksgiving we are grateful for our wonderful service dog teams-in-training, and for our dedicated volunteers and supporters, who make independence possible!

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A Wartime Hero Needs a Hero of Her Own

A Wartime Hero Needs a Hero of Her Own

This Veterans Day, we would like to share one veteran's journey and here experience with PTSD, the TLCAD service dog that has helped her to heal, and their mission to empower other veterans.

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Out of Darkness

Out of Darkness

Having a service dog saved my life...

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National Dog Week

National Dog Week

Celebrate the special dog(s) in your life by giving them a new toy, a favorite treat, or just take a nice walk with your furry friend. In light of this week, we would like to introduce our two newest additions, Belle and Donovan!

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Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day Weekend take time away from the BBQ and celebrations to support the Wounded Warrior and autism communities by spreading the word on our Tails on Wheels campaign. With your help, we can get our dogs on the Road to Transformation!

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Our New look

Our New look

It has been an exciting year of change for TLCAD and our new logo captures the spirit of transformation that our service dogs bring to the lives of individuals with disabilities.

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Tails on Wheels Campaign

Tails on Wheels Campaign

The Dog. The Van. The Dream.
Help to raise $7,000 to get our dogs on the Road to Transformation!

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Focus. Click. Capture

Focus. Click. Capture

TLCAD would like to thank Lee Bertrand Photography for portraying the amazing bond between U.S. Army veteran, Marlene, and her Service Dog, Dante!

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Celebrate Independence

Celebrate Independence

"With my Service Dog, Sasha, I have the independence to go places by myself again!"

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PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month

How an At Ease Service Dog recipient is giving back and bettering the treatment of PTSD for fellow veterans.

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Vote 4 Willow

Vote 4 Willow

TLCAD Service Dog, Willow, is a contestant in the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards! You can vote everyday until May 15th, 2015. First place winners for their category win $2,500 towards their charity and the dog with the top votes across all categories will win $5,000 to their charity partner.

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Fall 2014

Fall Newsletter

Meet TLCAD's newest Service Dogs-in-Training, Saturn and Star. This brother and sister duo were generously donated to TLCAD by Hathersage Labradors.

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Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

An estimated 11-20% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). TLCAD's At Ease Program is dedicated to transforming the lives of Wounded Warriors with PTSD, TBI and/or mobility issues by placing custom-trained Service Dogs.

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Giving Second Chances

Giving Second Chances

TLCAD has a lot to be thankful for this year, including our wonderful dogs in training, dedicated volunteers & supporters, and our strong working Service Dog teams.

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Spring 2011

Changing the Lives of the Families

On behalf of Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD), I would like to thank you for your continued interest in, loyalty and generosity to our organization. It is because of supporters such as yourself that we are able to continue placing Assistance Dogs in San Diego County with individuals and families whose lives have been changed forever.

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Thanksgiving

What does your generosity do for TLCAD?

TLCAD THANKS you for your generous GIVING!.

Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD) is the only organization in San Diego County providing custom-trained Assistance Dogs free of charge to wounded warriors and children with autism.

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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Assistance Dogs from Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD) are true SUPER DOGS year round, and do not need a costume! Our SUPER DOGS receive extensive training until approximately 18 months of age. Then, dependent upon their strengths and talents, SUPER DOGS will receive additional specialized training customized for the specific needs of a child with autism or a wounded warrior.

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Back to School

Back to School

Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD) have their puppies in school year round! The dogs are always being introduced in training to many different environments.

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Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD) introduces dogs in training to many different environments in order to acclimate them to as many sounds, smells and sights as possible before they go to a child with autism or a veteran needing assistance.

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Marks the Beginning of a New Era

Marks the Beginning of a New Era!

On behalf of Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc., we would like to thank you for your continued interest in, loyalty and generosity to our organization. It is because of supporters such as yourself that we are able to continue placing Assistance Dogs in San Diego County with individuals and families whose lives have been changed forever.

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End of Year

In Memory of Denny Russell

We fondly dedicate this issue of our e-Newsletter in honor of Denny Russell (September 14, 1960 – August 25, 2008).

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TLCAD for Autism

TLCAD for Autism

This issue is dedicated to the very special families of children who have autism. Because autism is spiking in our communities TLCAD has decided to help where we know how - training service dogs for these wonderful kids.
Enjoy!

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Leash-On-Life

Thank you for taking the time to read (and watch!) our first video newsletter. Your e-mail address was given to TLCAD by one of our mutual friends who thought you'd enjoy receiving our quarterly updates. I hope you will find them both entertaining and informative.

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