Category Archives: service dogs

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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Consider This: a Dog as a Personal Physician

Elizabeth Landau writes for CNN,   “His name is Valor. He’s half Labrador retriever, half Great Dane, and goes everywhere with Sgt. Charles Hernandez. But Valor is more than a pet — Hernandez considers the dog a personal physician…” Dogs: … Continue reading

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The Story of Wonder Dog – A Golden Retriever

A boy and his dog, but so much more… This New York Times Magazine story by Melissa Fay Greene, is a must-read for anyone involved with animal-assisted therapy or service dogs — Wonder Dog.

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