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From Cowboy to Cowgirl!

 Here at Freedom Service Dogs, we know that guardian angels take many forms- from our dedicated staff of trainers and volunteers, to our lovely supporters, and-of course- the dogs! Without them, we could not have spent the last 25 years matching super-star clients with super-star service dogs. THANK YOU! You may remember the story of […]

Such a good boy!

Cowboy Barley is doing really well with his training and working through his Camp Paws tasks.   Right now, his trainers are working very hard with Barley on longer stays, and spending lots of time trying to learn how to “heel” correctly – it’s not easy to walk so nicely! Barley hurt his leg in play […]

Cowboy the Farm Dog

Cowboy Barley spent another weekend on the farm of his foster family, the Folsoms. He resisted the urge to get on the couch with the other dogs and helped his foster mom collect eggs from the chickens. He sure is living up to his Cowboy name! Back at the Ranch aka the FSD office, Barley […]

Rescuing dogs

Cowboy Barley, like most of our dogs, came from the shelter (some of our dogs come from breed rescues!). Cowboy Barley was waggin his tail like crazy when we walked in and saw him at Foothills Animal Shelter. When we go to the shelters to pull dogs for our program we do an extensive series […]

A Home for the Weekend

Cowboy Barley spent the weekend with his foster family the Folsom’s! He learned how to use the doggie door, played with their dogs Jack and Bella, and didn’t eat their chickens. He slept in his crate without the door shut. He was an excellent house guest. Check out his new photos in the slide show. […]

Meet Cowboy Barley

This is Cowboy Barley. He is a handsome young fellow that is brand new to our program. Over the next several months, thanks to a sponsorship from Cowboy Moving and Storage, we will be chronicling Cowboy Barley’s journey from shelter pup to service dog. You’ll be able to see Cowboy Barley in action, from the day we […]