Jude's Service Dog Journey

Our son, Jude, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder just after his second birthday. Jude is the sweetest, most loving boy you will ever meet. His smile blesses everyone around him! Recently Jude has begun "eloping" (or running off/escaping) and even coming close to getting hit by a car. We have decided that the best next step is to have his dog, Balto, trained as his service dog. With the help of Kevin from McDonald Canine Academy in Birmingham, Alabama, this dream can become a reality. The only thing holding us back is the money. Please help us train Balto to be Jude's service dog, whether through donating or by sharing our page. It will mean more to this precious dog than you know! Any additional money raised will be used towards Jude's therapy costs as they are not covered by insurance.
  • Kelsey Dutton 
    • $50 
    • 83 mos
  • Party for Jude #2 
    • $25 
    • 84 mos
  • Lindsey Watson 
    • $35 
    • 84 mos
  • Party for Jude #1 
    • $25 
    • 85 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 85 mos
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Organizer

Olivia Deiches 
Organizer
Tuscaloosa, AL
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