Hero Dogs, Inc. is a Maryland 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide independence and improved quality of life to our nation’s veterans by raising, training, and placing service dogs (“Hero Dogs”) with injured or disabled military veterans who have served honorably in the United States Armed Forces.
Hero Dogs, Inc. provides service dogs to disabled veterans at zero cost to the veteran.
Jennifer Lund, Ph.D. – President & Founder (2014)
Jennifer is a former research scientist with experience at the University of Michigan, Medtronic Inc., and IBM. She specialized in neural prostheses – electrode arrays implanted in the brain to control prosthetic devices such as an artificial eye, ear, or limb. Her interest in “putting people back together” coupled with her love for dogs led Jennifer to start Hero Dogs, Inc. She is passionate about providing service dogs to people who deserve them most but often go unnoticed: our wounded warriors. Jennifer is a “dog expert” having raised and trained dogs all her life, including assistance dogs for Leader Dogs for the Blind, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc. and canines for the Connecticut State Police. She is certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers and owned and operated a highly successful dog agility and obedience business in Montgomery County, Maryland. She is an instructor for Kutztown University’s Level II Canine Training and Management Program, a long time member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Jennifer Lund will be on the Pet Radio Show May 11, 2013