Good Canine Academy is a non profit organization that specializes in the training of support dogs for veterans and first responders that are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Good Canine is also one of the first in the nation to be certified to train canines to sniff out cancer. We use only the best breeders in the world to ensure quality health and characteristics in each and every dog going through our training process.


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Dogs DO detect early stage cancer......
“Cancer Sniffing Dogs”.

This Doberman saved his owner's life — by detecting a tumor in her breast.
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Dallas Memorial MarchMay 27, 2018, 12:00pmReverchon ParkJoin us at at our 8th annual Dallas Memorial March as we honor and celebrate our nation's heroes over Memorial Day weekend! Featuring music, inspirational speeches, stories of fallen heroes, flag ceremonies and more. Start a team with friends or register as an individual for free at - funds raised go to support programs that provide direct services to our nation's Military, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, First Responders and their families.

The Dallas Memorial March is the culmination of two National Relays that have traveled more than 6,400 miles to Dallas carrying the American flag, and raising awareness for sacrifices made by our nation's heroes! This event is one to remember!
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Attached is a link to a recent congressional hearing concerning the need for more dogs for the detection of guns, bombs anti-terrorism etc. This hearing was held just days days after the terrible Las Vegas tragedy. The outset of this hearing seems pretty straightforward and logical in terms of the need for more dogs in law enforcement and the need for better access and more training of dogs.

The disturbing part of this hearing is when the discussion quickly turns to "There are not enough 'good dogs' to fill the needs" and "The government needs to have oversight and "validation" of detection trainers.".

These panelist are advocating a "government run breeding program", that would (I assume) be made up in part of at least some the participants on this panel—in some regard, to insure that only these "government" bred dogs get used for detection work. The whole hearing looks obviously scripted and carefully planned.

****Note at 29:35 where Cynthia Otto talks about "validating detection training", or at 35:08 where Mr. Roger's offhandedly says "right now border control uses dogs from the pound....These lower level Government dogs could now get used the instead of the ones that come from the pound...."

There are some disturbing statements in this video, and you'll have to sit through a lot of them. But it needs to be done. No one has watched this.

If you don't want to see such a foolish and useless program (8 out of 10 dogs automatically fail out of detection), and you don't want to see genetically engineered dog breeds created by some crackpot scientist, then please share this.

They plan on regulating the breeding, selection and use of dogs to a selected group (selected by them) and this will surely have an enormous effect on the rescued dogs that are perfectly able to work in detection.

For the record Penn Vet tried floating this idea of breeding super-sniffers in the past. As pioneers in cancer detection training, we've seen that unwanted, over-driven shelter dogs make perfect detectors. The argument that "even purer bred dogs" are better and needed is insane.

Penn Vet fails training detection dogs— more than most. They shouldn't be put in charge.
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The message will continue to pass. Hopefully, the VA starts to understand that even when people that are mentors, appear “okay,” they are not. They never get better, they only tolerate.
The so called happy place of trying to be normal and a mentor, is not enough. It’s a battle with demons, not self. “Normal” living is never enough. As shallow as that sounds, try to understand that it is never enough, understand with any veteran that is going through this scenerio.
We can all try to do better. But in all honesty, there is only so much that can be done that presents a faint glimpse of hope.
This current passing made me fall to the ground because it wasn’t giving up, it was fighting with demons... this shows that we have a long road ahead. Any one of us can be next.

I created this video of networking for veterans to at least take a glance at a few of these organizations listed; for unification. A few of everything listed, even foundations and known organizations for healing. Guarantee, someone will extend a hand. To give you a visual aid of what can be established and enhanced in your sector.
Reach out for help. We are all in a fight, and I too can admit that it is very difficult.
Suicide does not care if you are even an example to others; it will still sneak up on you and become that silent killer.
Our fight is no longer out there in the desert; it is now here in the states, this is our new AOR, to help each other and build into a solid foundation. Uniting all as one. We all have a friendly humor of belittling our sister/brother branches, transitioning to the same thing with everyone being a critic and rivalry of the 22/veteran organizations, but in the end, whether you like them or not, WE ALL FIGHT THE SAME FIGHT, this is our new enemy now. Unite.
The survivors guilt is intense with this scenario.
Please, pass the message. If you are an organization for the veterans and support of the 22, share and add your name publicly for all to see. Perhaps this will benefit for someone.
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