Posted: 12.19.22 03:50 PM

K-9s for Heroes

Diagnosed with stage four cancer, Tiea Mead trained Dixie as a service dog to be a companion for her husband after she passes.  Listen to Tiea's story as she invites each of us to consider ways we can support the veterans in our lives.


K-9s for Heroes pairs veterans with sheltered dogs in Northeast Florida. Founded by veterans, K-9s for Heroes seeks to provide companionship and support for veterans and family members living with mental & emotional disorders. To support the work of K-9s for Heroes, visit