‘He is focus and he’s freedom;’ Veteran park ranger at Lower Granite teams up with service dog
Emily Klinefelter, Park Ranger with Lower Granite Natural Resource Office and Duke the German Shepherd. Klinefelter partnered with the Clearwater Humane Society, the Veterans Administration and an anonymous donor and received a purpose-bred German Shepherd named Duke. Despite her concern that a park ranger with a service dog wouldn’t be accepted, Duke was met with open arms and has become a beloved member of the Lower Granite Natural Resources staff.

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