Category Archives: canine companions

Rescue

THIS IS RILEY. HE’S MY SISTER’S DOG. He’s old, gentle, kind, a wonder. “He probably lived his whole life outside,” the rescuer who pulled him from an inland shelter says, “there are signs – his ears, his nails, his teeth.” … Continue reading

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Happy Update on Jeffrey and Jermaine, brother puppies…

“Over the past week, an adorable photo of two dogs cuddling with each other went viral online, as the story of the siblings — one of whom was blind and the other who appointed himself his brother’s helper — touched … Continue reading

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Poet Mary Oliver Publishes ‘Dog Songs’

““Dog Songs,” out from Penguin Press on Tuesday, is a sweet golden retriever of a book that curls up with the reader, with 35 poems and one essay about the dogs who have shared Ms. Oliver’s days.” ~ by Dana … Continue reading

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Co-Raising a Future Service Puppy! Great idea!

  Photo Credit: ©Canine Companions for Independence® Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) counts on a community of dedicated volunteers to raise CCI puppies and help prepare them to become service dogs. “C0-raising a puppy is a great way to volunteer … Continue reading

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