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News and Events


January 8th – Sunday – ABC Class 2pm
January 21st – Saturday – Recertification 9am-1pm (for D4D graduates only)
January 29th – Sunday - Armstrong's Birthday 1-4pm

February 25th – Saturday – ABC Class 10am

April 7th - Saturday – ABC Class 10am
April 21st – Saturday – Graduation 2-4pm
April 28th – Saturday – Recertification 9am-1pm (for D4D graduates only)

May 11th – Friday – Sacramento Gala

June 10th– Sunday – ABC Class 2pm

July 1st – Sunday – Armstrong's Picnic
July 15th – Sunday – Volunteer Training 10am -1pm
July 28th – Saturday - Recertification – 9am -1pm (for D4D graduates only)

August 4th – Saturday – ABC Class 10am
August 11th – Saturday – Annual Walk

September 22nd – Saturday - Recertification for Northwest (for D4D graduates only)

October 14th – Sunday – ABC Class 2pm
October 27th – Saturday - Recertification 9am-1pm (for D4D graduates only)

November 10th– Saturday – Graduation 2-4pm

December 8th – Saturday – ABC Class 10am

D4D in the News:

November 10, 2011: Canine Angels, which features D4D, is now available for purchase. This book presents testimonials of children, adults and seniors who relate how their assistance dog has greatly improved the quality of their life.

November 8, 2011: Odetta's story of hope (Family House)

October 26, 2011: Shop for D4D attire and other merchandise at our new online store.

October 25, 2011: D4D provides companions for diabetics (Contra Costa Times)

September 2011: Service with a Snout (Inside Arden)

July 18, 2011: Scent of Life (The Daily)

April 18, 2011: Life With Diabetes: Gregg Glick and his Dog Trajan (JDRFBayArea)

October 15, 2010: Canines Improve the Lives of Diabetics. (Healthline)

October 13, 2010: Dogs alert diabetes patients when blood sugar is off (USATODAY)

November 16, 2009: CBS 5's Eye on the Bay features a segment on dogs (San Francisco, CA)

October 2009: Tyler Emmerich gets a 24/7 companion -- Dogs4Diabetics (JPG, 300KB). Reprinted from The Antelope News Online.

August 11, 2009: Trained dogs watch over two Fresno diabetics (article reprinted from the Fresno Bee, Fresno, CA)

May 15, 2008: Four-legged friend helping diabetics (article reprinted from the Argus-Courier, Petaluma, CA)

March 2008: Could a dog save your life? (PDF, 615KB) Dogs4Diabetics was featured in the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Forecast magazine

February 23, 2008: What's up, dog? (, UK)

February 15, 2008: Hypoglycemia-alert dogs help diabetics (, Washington, DC)

February 3, 2008: Dogs could be a diabetic's best friend (test article reprinted from

September 23, 2007: Unwitting heroes: With training, dogs come to aid of diabetics (article reprinted from the Contra Costa Times)

February 3, 2007: San Rafael Guide Dogs washouts find new life detecting low blood-sugar levels in diabetics (article reprinted from the Marin Independent Journal)

November 5, 2006: Guide Dog flunkies earn kudos as diabetes coma alarms (article reprinted from

March 2005: Sniffing Out Danger (article reprinted from R&D Magazine)