By Connor Hughes

Looking back on it now, ‘Deckers Dogs’ is just about everything Eric Decker had hoped it would be when he established it back in 2013.

His wife Jessie grew up in a military family, was born on a military base and moved 14 times growing up. The two together had an unwavering love for animals, and were looking to start a unique fundraising event that combined both passions–military support and animal endearment– into one.

Deckers Dogs does just that, and this weekend will be partnering with VPI Pet Insurance to raise money to contribute to the rescue, care and custom training for service dogs that will be given to military veterans coping with PTSD or physical disabilities.

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