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What We Do

Personal Letter

My love for animals started for me at an early age and has been with me every since. My passion for animals started with my first pet my dog Goldrush that we rescued from the shelter. My parents rescued several animals while I was growing up and continue to do so today.

Who We Are

Hounds and Heroes, founded by Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Sports Broadcaster, and the first and only female scout in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers, is a national nonprofit dedicated to lifting the spirits and morale of our active, wounded, and veteran military troops worldwide, and to increase community awareness, education and, involvement about the cruelty to animals and necessary care for animals through rescue, foster and adoption.


  • Dedicated to lifting the spirits & morale of our wounded veterans through rescue animals. Rescuing dogs from shelters and pairing them as service or therapy dogs with combat veterans suffering from PTS, TBI and amputees.

  • Rescuing horses from slaughter and providing equine therapy for wounded warriors.

  • Bed and Blanket Drives for local animal shelters and sanctuaries……

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