“I think people are so excited to have a way to celebrate their graduate. Having the photos just kind of makes it real.”
In these times of social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, people with disabilities depend on their service dogs more than ever.
Love for animals and compassion for people with disabilities has driven his dedication to the organization
Canine Companions for Independence® responds to request for public comment for proposed rulemaking on the Air Carrier Access Act
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Canine Companions’ CEO Paige Mazzoni’s appointment to the Air Carrier Access Act Advisory Committee is a significant step forward for the organization’s advocacy goals. With ongoing advocacy efforts to protect access and independence for Canine Companions graduate teams as well as other service dog users, this appointment will ensure we have a voice for all service dog users.
In this digital age, the internet is making it easier for people to falsely and illegally register their pets as service animals.
That also makes it harder on people who actually need them.
Imagine having the independence and peace of mind to venture out into public for the very first time, thanks to a task-trained service dog. Every day, people with disabilities from paralysis to post-traumatic stress, are living fuller and more independent lives thanks to their service dog.
Inside Edition got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at our May, 2019 Team Training and Graduation when retired FDNY firefighter Paul Monfre was matched with service dog Valor VII!