woman in wheelchair is pulled along by yellow lab service dog in blue vest

Canine Companions is celebrating the pros


September is National Service Dog Month – a time to celebrate service dogs and the great work they do for people with disabilities. Canine Companions created the concept of service dogs nearly 50 years ago.

Canine Companions dog on hospital bed

Canine Companions Facility Dog Joins Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital


Motivation and support can come in many forms, including a cold nose and warm heart, as John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital welcomed a Canine Companions for Independence facility dog to their team.
Brea an expertly trained 2-year-old dog provides comfort and support and serves as a friendly distraction for children during procedures and throughout their hospitalization.