May 17, 2022 – Mechanicsburg, Pa. – West Shore Home, one of the fastest growing home remodeling companies in the nation, is proud to announce it is partnering with Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) in sponsoring an assistance dog. SSD Westie is currently in training to be partnered with someone in need.
SSD Westie is named for West Shore Home and is a yellow Labrador retriever. She will live with her puppy raiser for 15 to 18 months, who will teach her good house manners, self-control, and over 20 different foundational cues. Westie will then enter advanced training, where she will be matched her with her partner and individually trained in specific tasks to meet her partner’s unique needs.
“One of our core values at West Shore Home is to Do the Right Thing Always. This partnership with Susquehanna Service Dogs aligns with our commitment to the community and our dedication to giving back,” said B.J. Werzyn, President and CEO, West Shore Home. “We are thrilled to have SSD Westie as part of our West Shore Home team and can’t wait to follow her training and progress.”
“We’re happy to partner with West Shore Home,” said Deb Tack, Director of Susquehanna Service Dogs. “Community involvement is essential to raise, train, and place assistance dogs. Dogs like SSD Westie grow up to change lives, giving people the confidence to do things they never thought were possible.”
Each dog Susquehanna Service Dogs places is individually trained to mitigate their partner’s disability and enhance their life. Dogs can assist people with physical disabilities that impact mobility or balance, as well as people with psychiatric disabilities, autism, PTSD, and seizure disorders. SSD also trains hearing dogs to assist people with hearing impairments, as well as facility dogs.
About West Shore Home®
West Shore Home®, headquartered in Mechanicsburg, PA., is a leading technology-enabled home remodeling services provider with an expanding national footprint. Founded in 2006, West Shore Home’s national brand promise is Bringing Happiness to Every Home™ by delivering a fast, easy and convenient home remodeling experience. From the first phone call to the final installation, customers have a streamlined experience and associate the West Shore Home brand with consistent high quality, transparency, and trust. For additional information visit westshorehome.com.