Terri Burkholder, do you remember the puppy that you took from VA to NY for Mary Gentlesk and I? Remember trucking them up the back stairs to the hotel room? Deiter has grown up to be a great working dog for Neal Williams

Mary Gentlesk's photo.
Mary Gentlesk's photo.
Mary Gentlesk added 2 new photos — with Linda Draper and 4 others.

A breeders dream….this is what it’s all about my friends ….Genworks Lebenswerk AKA “Dieter” Completed initial training and certified with handler CWO Neal Williams USA (ret.) 15 Sept 2015 as TAD-SAW Service dog Team number 0434and also as Vietnam Veteran Service Dog Team VV0058.Born 17 Feb 2013 Dieter will begin training to pull his handler in a wheelchair after his 3rd birthday and He will be flying to Washington in the cabin with his handler late Feburary and staying in Va commuting into Washington daily early March where he will visit with his handler Representatives in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate and their staff to discuss veterans issues in particular those with spinal cord injury. Like his predecessors he will become a great ambassador for his breed. Dieter is out of Yumbo X Coco