Rodney Sparks served our country in the United States Army for 20 years. He has experienced lasting effects impacting his daily life, including a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While the adjustment to civilian life was tough, Rodney found…
Lieutenant Nicholas and Yosa at the Seal Beach Police Department, along with fellow facility dogs, provide comfort and support in the criminal justice system.
CAPTAIN The Colorado Springs Switchbacks soccer team named and are following their second puppy, Captain VII. The Switchbacks are supporting Captain for 14 months on his journey to become a service dog. Captain, a black Labrador Retriever, attends games and…
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.
Sharon Heyer’s journey with Canine Companions started 25 years ago when her mom applied for a service dog on her behalf. Over the years, her service dogs has transformed her life and enriched her independence.
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.