Freedom Service Dogs and Kyjen Pet Products Form Partnership To Produce Smarter Dogs

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Unique products help train happier dogs

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Our number one goal is to keep them healthy, active and thriving.

Two Colorado organizations, Freedom Service Dogs of America (FSD) and Kyjen Pet Products, have just teamed up to produce smarter, happier dogs in 2013. FSD rescues shelter dogs and custom trains them to become service dogs for people with disabilities. Kyjen’s products challenge dogs’ minds and keep them active. Together, the two are providing greater stimulation and environmental enrichment for the dogs that are rescued and brought to the FSD campus for service dog training.

Unlike most service dog organizations, FSD will pull its dogs through close working relations with not only local Colorado shelters and rescues, but also organizations nationwide. The dogs will then spend the next 6 – 12 months learning up to 50 different commands, including opening doors, retrieving items, pulling wheelchairs, going for help, turning on lights and enhancing social interaction. Throughout their stay at FSD, Kyjen products ensure the dogs are occupied with toys and games that are designed to enrich and enhance their lives.

”Kyjen products make a huge difference for the dogs here because our number one goal is to keep them healthy, active and thriving,” states Erin Leeper, director of dog operations.

Kyjen and FSD will partner together to makes the lives of pets and people the best they can be. Kyjen’s products are an excellent addition to FSD’s program. These two organizations will make a difference long into the future.

About Freedom Service Dogs:

Freedom Service Dogs is a charitable organization. With increased financial support, FSD can rescue, train and provide even more service dogs to those in need. Clients include children, veterans and active duty soldiers, and other adults. Their disabilities include Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). For more information, visit

About Kyjen Pet Products:

Kygen produces pet products that keep dogs active and engaged. They have a passion for dogs and thus feel they deserve fun, functional products – products that last longer, challenge their minds and stimulate their instincts so that they can be happy and healthy, which in turn enriches all of our lives. Kyjen’s core brands include Dog Games ®, Puzzle Toys, Outward Hound ®, Pet Travel Gear and Plush Puppies ® dog toys and holiday toys and accessories.

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