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Girl in wheelchair smiling at a golden retriever dog sitting on her lap who is wearing a blue vest with the text Canine Companions

Love at First Sight

The love between Naomi and Service Dog Inga is irreplaceable. Inga enhances Naomi’s confidence to explore and engage with the world around her. Although there is an abundance of advanced technology that people with disabilities can rely on to further their independence, Service Dog Inga’s deep affection and support can never be replicated.

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Miller and Bahama

13-year-old Sacramento resident Miller, who has a rare neurodegenerative disease, received Skilled Companion Bahama free of charge last year. Bahama helps Miller be more confident in public, uses her skills to play therapeutic games with him, accompanies him to therapy appointments, hospital stays and more.

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Chris and Nikko

The New Castle County Police Department welcomed expertly trained Facility Dog Nikko to their team in 2019. Nikko has made a paw-sitive impact in the New Castle community since his arrival.

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person in wheelchair leaning down to kiss Canine Companions service dog

Luke and Rummy

Nine years ago, Luke was in a snowboarding accident that left him with a spinal cord injury. Luke was left unable to walk and had to adjust to navigating life in a wheelchair. In 2019, Luke found his perfect match in Service Dog Rummy.

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