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June 27, 2021

Two New Facility Dog Teams Trained Domestically by Shine On! Kids Begin Work in Japanese Hospitals

Two new Hospital Facility Dog Teams are starting work this summer thanks to Shine On! Kids’ Facility Dog Training Project launched in fiscal year 2019. This brings the total number of children’s hospitals in Japan with Facility Dogs to four.

June 27, 2021

We have some happy news for you this month!

We are so excited to announce that Ty and Masa are now starting work with their handlers in their new hospitals! Thank you to everyone who supported this 2-year journey including our many generous donors and our puppy volunteers. It takes a village to raise a Hospital Facility Dog!

March 29, 2021

A March filled with hope

This month, Shine On! Kids is filled with hope and anticipation as Ty and Masa get ready to enter the final phase of their training to become fully qualified Hospital Facility Dogs!!! We are so excited and so very, very grateful to everyone who has helped us get this far on our puppy journey!

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