Shepherds for Sheepdogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Lenoir, NC whose purpose is to purchase and pair professionally trained service dogs with veterans and first responders that are struggling to cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or the lingering effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries. The dog, all amenities the dog needs, and the 3-day acclimation period are provided at no cost to the service member, veteran, or first responder.

Shepherds for Sheepdogs 3rd Annual Obstacle Course Race will be on April 20, 2024. All proceeds from these events are allocated to purchasing dogs and specifically pairing them with their person. The main event features a competitive, team-based obstacle course race while supporting events include a non-competitive team-based obstacle course run/walk, a team-based relay run, and raffles. Partnering vendors also donate a percentage from all merchandise, food, and beverages sold during the event.

Come help us support your local veterans
and first responders! As an official 501(c)3 organizations, all donations are tax deductible. Please contact us if you need an official receipt for your filing.

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We'd love for you to get involved with our great cause and help us bring joy, support, and love to those who have given us so very much.

Participation takes many forms and we need them all! Running/walking the course, volunteering, financially backing us or just coming out to attend the event and show support. Connecting us to individuals that our organization can help is also always welcomed.

More info about the race is linked in our menu. We are happy to answer questions, take donations, and receive applications for veterans/first responders who would benefit from the program.

Please do not leave without saving the date April 20, 2024 and connecting with us.
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If you are a veteran or first responder in need of a service dog, please submit your information to us online.

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