Next Step Service Dogs founder, Sally Montrucchio, is honored by the American Red Cross as one of San Diego’s Real Heroes.
An estimated 600,000 veterans are dealing with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). With a veteran suicide rate averaging 22 every day, the work to support
The Del Sol Lions worked with the County to get a $40,000 grant to support the Dog Training Academy for Veterans at Next Step Service Dogs, aka NSSD. The nonprofit NSSD provides service dogs for veterans and first responders with PTSD or Traumatic Brain Injuries and offers a path to employment. Two members of the
Rancho Santa Fe’s Ben Brown, a veteran United States Army Ranger and Purple Heart recipient, will take on the Kodiak Ultra Marathon in Big Bear Lake on Aug. 17-18. Brown is running the 102-mile race to support veterans, police officers and firefighters through his nonprofit 9 Week Warrior that he founded with his wife Chondra,
Press Release for DVNF
Escondido, California — May 18, 2019 – Next Step Service Dogs is honored to announce it has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $10,750 which will assist in funding the extensive care and training of two service dogs for two veterans with PTSD.
Sally Montrucchio, Executive Director and
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