View a selection of Canine Companions stories, PSAs and other overview videos.
With an adorable name like Tortilla, it’s easy to underestimate what this service dog means to Arash Bayatmakou. After injuring his spine from a fall in 2012, Arash’s life changed dramatically, but he never wavered from his passion for the outdoors. With Tortilla expertly trained in 45 commands, he enhances Arash’s independence and confidence.
Just like Mickey Mouse and Pluto are a dynamic duo, so are Walt Disney World Resort Tri-Circle- D Ranch Manager Robin Walker and Walt, her Canine Companions puppy.
“Doing good for our guests and the communities we serve is a mandate at Red Roof,” said Edelyn Parker-Frye, director, brand events, communications and partnerships, Red Roof.
Meet Watson an adorable black Labrador and Golden Retriever puppy from Canine Companions. He is now part of the regular lineup of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and is sure to become a crowd-pleasing entity.
As the first provider of service dogs in the nation, Canine Companions has been enhancing the independence of people with disabilities for nearly 46 years. The novelty of such work never wears off. After all, the impact of a transformative partnership between human and canine is unique and special no matter how many times it’s done – and Canine Companions has created a lot of perfect matches.
Canine Companions® announced its partnership with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in the summer of 2020, with WWP providing a generous grant in support of Canine Companions’ Veterans Initiative.
One in four Americans have a disability and this summer, from June 1 – July 31, Red Roof® will donate 5% of proceeds to Canine Companions®.