Dogs for the Deaf Gets New CEO

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– An organization that rescues dogs and then trains them to help people with hearing disabilities, is getting a new leader. Blake Matray is coming from Alaska to take over as CEO on July first. He currently leads the non-profit there called The Sled Dog Fund, which helps promote awareness and support of … Continue reading »

Dogs for the Deaf Wins Car

MEDFORD, Ore. — 10 non-profit organizations were in the running to receive a brand new Toyota sienna for free and the winner of the national contest is in Southern Oregon. Dogs for the Deaf received their new minivan Thursday. This is the first time Lithia Toyota of Medford has gotten to give away a car … Continue reading »

Out & About: Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s a full weekend of Wild West action as the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo kicks off at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. From roping to riding to steer wrestling, this event features the best competitors from throughout the country and from right here in Southern Oregon. Watch the action in the arena or … Continue reading »

Lithia Honda Lends a Paw

MEDFORD, Ore. — Lithia Honda of Medford is lending a paw for those in need. Thursday the dealership donated $1000 to Dogs for the Deaf through their award known as “The Love Bucket”. Dogs for the Deaf rescues dogs from unhealthy situations. The animals are then trained and donated to qualified clients throughout the United … Continue reading »

Dogs for the Deaf Ranks Nationally

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An organization familiar to Southern Oregon, made a national list for best non-profits. “Dogs for the Deaf” ranked 14th for the best non-profits to work for in the country. That ranking is from the category of 15-49 employees. Dogs for the Deaf says it strives to provide a rewarding and supportive … Continue reading »

Win a Chance to Meet Betty White

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Two people in the Rogue Valley will have the chance to hang out with Hollywood actress Betty White. This opportunity is through Dogs for the Deaf. Organizers say when Betty was a guest of honor at the organization’s 35th anniversary in L.A., she came up with an idea to help the … Continue reading »

Dogs Trained For Kids With Autism

MEDFORD, Ore. – Autism impacts one in 88 children, that’s why one Southern Oregon non-profit is hoping to provide some help for those children. Dogs For The Deaf, wants to make a difference for families who receive that diagnosis, by pairing a dog with a child. As part of the new program, dogs like a … Continue reading »

Governor Declares Day for Dogs

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Dogs for the Deaf is having its day, so says the governor of the state of Oregon. In recognition of 35 years of service, Governor John Kitzhaber issued a proclamation making December 3rd officially Dogs For The Deaf Day. To celebrate, Dogs for the Deaf held an open house. It was … Continue reading »