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Canine Companions branded cleats sit in front of a George Karlaftis jersey
Canine Companions branded cleats sit in front of a George Karlaftis jersey

In the Community

Canine Companions Heartland Volunteer Chapter members are active in the Kansas City community. Get to know our chapter members and learn how you can make a difference.

About Canine Companions

Canine Companions is leading the service dog industry so our clients and their dogs can live with greater independence.

We provide service dogs to adults, children and veterans with disabilities and facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice and educational settings.

Since our founding in 1975, our dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to our clients. 

Meet Patrick and Canine Companions Service Dog Julio

To eight-year-old Patrick, attending the Kansas City Chiefs training camp each year is an absolute dream. Patrick is a dedicated Chiefs fan, and it brightens his day every time his team wins.   

But Patrick’s love of football extends beyond the field. While Chiefs training camp is fun to attend, it also holds a special place in his heart because that’s exactly where he was the day he learned he’d been approved to receive a Canine Companions service dog. 

“We were super excited,” says Brie, Patrick’s mom. “The first thing we did was head over to the Chiefs gift shop and pick out a dog bandana.” 

Read the full story here. 

Stories of Independence

Two women stand on the steps of a stately building, smiling as they hold a certificate. A black Labrador service dog in a blue and yellow vest sits proudly in front, completing this moment of achievement.

Trailblazing as a Team in Nebraska

Sue Marlatt champions service dog awareness in Nebraska, celebrating National Service Dog Month with Governor Jim Pillen. Her journey from applicant to advocate with Canine Companions highlights the transformative impact of service dogs, honoring her late husband Randy’s legacy.

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A man bends down and shakes the paw of a yellow lab service dog wearing a blue vest

A Second Chance at Life

Dealing with effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Rob sought help from Canine Companions, applying for an expertly trained – albeit furry – therapeutic intervention: a service dog.

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