Interested in starting your own journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Brenda Knabenshue, Co-Founder of Working Dogs For Vets, located in Lawrenceburg, TN, USA.

What's your organization, and who are your members?

Working Dogs For Vets is a nonprofit organization serving disabled veterans by providing service dogs and service dog training. A place to heal. Saving lives at both ends of the leash.

Tell us about yourself

We care about veterans and animals.

What's your biggest accomplishment as an organization?

Teamwork. Our organization is like a family.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being an organization?

Fundraising can be a challenge in this economy.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow an organization today?

  1. Say some prayers and stay positive.
  2. Reach out for support when you need it.
  3. Teamwork makes the dream work.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Working Dogs For Vet's Mission is to provide service dogs and training to disabled heroes in need, empowering them as they return to civilian life with new-found independence; reducing suicide and overcrowding in animal shelters. Your support helps to save lives at both ends of the leash! Visit our website for more info!

Where can people find you and your group?


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