April 2021 eNews

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Jack Warnock Award Winner

Each year, Canine Companions® receives nominations from each of our six regions for individuals who show outstanding volunteerism. We are pleased to honor our 20th Jack Warnock Award winner, volunteer Chris Newbern of Conroe, Texas, along with the five national regional volunteer award winners. Learn more about Chris and the other winners here.


Dog seating in wineryCheers to St. Francis Winery

St. Francis Winery & Vineyards has launched “For the Love of Dogs and Great Wine,” a nationwide campaign supporting Canine Companions. For every bottle of St. Francis wine purchased, $1.00 (up to $100,000) will be donated to our mission. Order a bottle today!


Spring Retirement Planning

As part of your spring cleaning don’t forget to review your beneficiary designations. Did you know that you can name Canine Companions as a beneficiary on most retirement accounts or insurance policies? Click here to learn more.



woman seating in front porch with litter of puppiesNational Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month. Our mission starts with our volunteers. The contributions of our volunteers make our mission possible! Connect with volunteers all around the county by joining a chapter. Click here to find one in your area.



News From Canine Companions

Yahoo! features Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and Canine Companions Facility Dog Brea, helping children during procedures and throughout their hospitalization.

New study results from the Department of Veterans Affairs shows significant benefits from service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

On National Puppy Day our live Facebook event with the Z puppy litter was featured by Facebook and reached nearly 1 million people with over 200,000 views! Check it out.

More From Canine Companions

Educate your legislators on the benefits of service dogs for PTSD! Sign our petition today!

Resources for service dog teams.

2021 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence

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