Canine trainer and specialist Justine Borghello trains her 1-year-old Belgian Malinois, Dembe, at Capital City K9 on Nov. 22 in Sacramento. Capital City K9 is a nonprofit dedicated to rescuing local shelter dogs and training them to become service dogs for veterans and trauma victims with PTSD.
Canine trainer and specialist Justine Borghello trains her 1-year-old Belgian Malinois, Dembe, at Capital City K9 on Nov. 22 in Sacramento. Capital City K9 is a nonprofit dedicated to rescuing local shelter dogs and training them to become service dogs for veterans and trauma victims with PTSD. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
Canine trainer and specialist Justine Borghello trains her 1-year-old Belgian Malinois, Dembe, at Capital City K9 on Nov. 22 in Sacramento. Capital City K9 is a nonprofit dedicated to rescuing local shelter dogs and training them to become service dogs for veterans and trauma victims with PTSD. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
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Dogs to the rescue: Ex-shelter animals trained to serve those in need

December 12, 2016 3:40 PM

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