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In these times of social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, people with disabilities depend on their service dogs more than ever.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, many of us are now working from home, and it’s no different for Canine Companions for Independence assistance dogs in training. And our expertly trained assistance dogs are still making a difference every day.
Volunteer pilots have made it possible for some adorable Canine Companions puppies to fly more luxuriously than most of us ever will – on private planes.
These are stressful times for the entire country, but our dogs are hard at work continuing to provide support to our graduates. It is important to remember that some of our graduates have compromised immune systems, and during this time of social distancing, they are so grateful to have their expertly trained assistance dogs by their side. When others can’t help, a Canine Companions® dog is there.
Southwest Region volunteer and puppy raiser Melayne Yocum received the prestigious Jack Warnock Volunteer of the Year Award for 2019.
Wynn, a Canine Companions service dog in training, is bringing joy and comfort to the medical staff on the front lines of the coronovirus fight in Denver.
National nonprofit Canine Companions for Independence launches
live puppy cam featuring five-week-old future assistance dogs
The New Castle County Delaware Police Department welcomed Facility Dog Nikko last year, and he is leaving his paw prints on the hearts of the New Castle community. Nikko visits schools, community events and helps assist in criminal investigations.
Love for animals and compassion for people with disabilities has driven his dedication to the organization