SMOKY MOUNTAIN SERVICE DOGS
1 Mile Walk / 5K Run
This event will be held at 0730 (7:30 AM) on 20 June, 2015 at the Tellico - TVA Boat Ramp between the Fort Loudon Dam and the Tellico Bridge at the intersection of the TN 321 and Tellico Parkway County Road 444. Entering the area take the immediate right and follow the signs to parking. Parking will be in the grass areas to the left and right of the road leading to the pavilion. Bearden HS NJROTC and the SMSD thank you for your participation in this event.
ONLINE: Please complete the basic registration form below and agree to the Waiver. After submitting the form, please pay the registration fee using Paypal on the Thank You page. Deadline for Email Registration is June 18, 2015.
VIA MAIL: If mailing registration paperwork and entry fee, please download and print the registration form and the waiver agreement mail to:
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs 5K race and Fun Walk
110 Tooweeka Circle
Loudon, TN. 37774
Checks are payable to: SMSD 5K/1 MILE WALK
Deadline for Mail-in Entires is June 12, 2015.
IF YOU MISSED THE ABOVE DEADLINES, YOU MAY REGISTER STARTING AT 7AM ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. ENTRY FEE ON DAY OF RACE IS $30 INDIVIDUAL/ $110 FOR 5 TEAM MEMBERS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CALL 865-660-5637
Online Registration Form
Serving Disabled Veterans
SMSD has been awarded Gold Star Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International. This validates that the facilities and operation of the SMSD program meets or exceeds ADI standards.
Congratulations to recent graduates US Army and Vietnam veteran Ike Weaver and SMSD "Nitro" and US Air Force and Special Operations veteran Daniel Belcher with SMSD "Stryker"
A Salute to Air Force Veteran Billy Marshall and his SMSD "Lucy"
"Friends", a Message From Our Dogs
Written by Mitch Townley specifically as Theme Song for Smoky Mountain Service Dogs
US Army Veteran Kevin Jankoski with "Blitz", his SMSD mobility assistance dog. Graduated Oct. 16th
Marine Veteran SGT. Bradley Walker with "Bella", his SMSD mobility assistance dog.
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs "Tribute to Our Military"
Each Smoky Mountain Service Dog puppy is hand selected by our trainers and the majority will come from reputable breeders. Appropriate shelter/rescue dogs may also be considered.
Volunteer Dennis Tissot Training Bella and Blitz
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs now accepting Preliminary Applications.
Did You Know?
Over 50 million Americans, ages 5-65 have physical or psychological disabilities.
22 military veterans commit suicide daily, 7,744 annually
It takes approximately 2 years, between $20,000 to $25,000 and 1200 hours of training to place a service dog.