Service Dog

Healing Paws for Warriors gives veterans hope

Healing Paws for Warriors gives veterans hope

Mike Arena did not smile. When the 22-year U.S. Air Force veteran returned to the states, he was medically retired. He had sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in combat and his trauma manifested in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Read the full article in the March 14 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Service dog or support animal?

Service dog or support animal?

Much has been made recently about the rules and recognitions belonging to the different service classes of dogs and other animals. We break down the differences here: Service dog: (U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section) Only dogs are recognized as service animals under titles II and III of the American With […]

Service dog killed in fire

Service dog killed in fire

Multiple 911 calls came in Thursday morning as neighbors of a home on Musket Drive in Navarre spotted smoke and flames in Colonial Pines Estates. Within seven minutes firefighters were on scene. When they arrived flames were visible from the house. The woman who resides in the residence had exited the home, but she told […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 21

5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 21

UNION PRESIDENT SAYS MIAMI OFFICER STABBED IN FACE The incident occurred early Thursday at the Magic City Casino. The officer was taken to a hospital for treatment. There was no word on what led to the stabbing. ARRESTS MADE IN 2 COLD CASE HOMICIDES IN LAKELAND Two years ago, Lakeland police had 38 unsolved homicides […]

A service dog for James

A service dog for James

James and Dolores Coleman together with business leaders in Navarre, have ensured that 3-year old James Royal will get the service dog he needs. In Oct. the Coleman family donated $5,000 towards a $15,000 goal set by 4 Paws for Ability, the non-profit organization out of Ohio that will train and match up a service […]

Coleman family donates $5,000 to service dog charity and issues challenge

Coleman family donates $5,000 to service dog charity and issues challenge

James Royal is a 3-year old fountain of energy, smiles and love. He plays with trains, cars and his learning tablet.  He has favorite movies and he loves to run.  Sounds normal for a 3 year old. But with James, he is challenged by almost everything in life. James suffered a stroke during birth which […]