Working Dogs Before, During, and After Service
Join us in person and the Museum or from the comfort of your own home to learn about working dogs and the support they can offer our military and our Veterans at this panel discussion.
In this session you will learn about the different types of working dogs from Veterans like Chris Willingham, who spent the majority of his career in the Marines Corps working for the Military Working Dog Program, and Jessica Harris, who will tell you about her experience founding K9 Salute, a natural dog treat company that also works to help Veteran organizations. Stacy Pearsall, an Air Force Veteran, will share how she works with her service dog, Charlie. Stacy Pearsall is the artist behind our permanent exhibition in the Great Hall of the Museum, Veterans Portrait Project.This breakout session is part of our annual Pets and Vets Week programming. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required. A link to access this program and watch it live will be released soon. Stay up to date with the latest events by signing up for our emails.