October 2020 eNews

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Vanderbilt Hospital Welcomes Facility Dog Squid

With limited visitors to the hospital due to social distancing and health safety measures, Canine Companions® Facility Dog Squid arrived on the job just in time to engage with patients and staff. Squid performs commands designed to motivate and inspire patients to obtain treatment goals. In addition to helping patients in their treatment, Squid provides comfort and affection to support families and hospital staff experiencing the impact of intense medical situations. Read more about Squid here.

Canine Companions service dog New Command for Social Distancing

Through these challenging times, we remain committed to our mission. To meet the needs of our clients during social distancing, trainers have taught our dogs in professional training a new command! Waves are the handshake of 2020, click here to view!





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