Murphy, CTD a three-year-old black Labrador Retriever, joined with Amanda in May 2016 as a re-careered service dog in training from the Puppy Jake Foundation in Des Moines, Iowa. The Puppy Jake Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonproﬁt organization
dedicated to help wounded military veterans with the assistance of well-bred and professionally trained PTSD service dogs. Since his infancy, Murphy was part of the Puppy Jake training program. Upon hitting his one-year birthday, Murphy
had learned may important skills such as basic canine training, temperament testing and other extensive skills required for service animal work.