September 2021 eNews

A yellow Labrador with front legs rested on woman’s lap as she sits in a wheelchairA Journey of 25 Years and Counting

Sharon’s journey with Canine Companions started with a single dog bone and a letter her mom placed under their Christmas tree in the mid-1990s. Even after 25 years, she still hasn’t forgotten that life-changing day. Currently with her fourth service dog, Roman, by her side, Sharon is empowered and independent. Click here to read her full story.


Black Labrador laying down in front of wheelchairLearn About Grassroots Advocacy: Join Our Webinar Tomorrow

Help spread the word! Join us tomorrow, September 9, for Grassroots Advocacy 101, a webinar about the importance of grassroots advocacy and how you can strengthen Canine Companions’ voice. Learn how to advocate and educate your legislators about task-trained service dogs. Click here to register now.




Man standing next to black Labrador sitting next to himIt’s Officially a Law: PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act

President Biden signed into law the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. This law allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide service dogs and provisions for their care to assist veterans with PTSD. Click here to read more.




seven newborn labrador puppiesHelp Eukanuba Name a Puppy!

In honor of National Service Dog Month, Eukanuba needs your help naming a puppy in the K litter! Meet the puppy via social media, submit and vote for a name, and take in all the puppy love. Click here to learn about our partnership with Eukanuba.


In the News

Service Dog Gives Kimberly a Renewed Sense of Freedom.*
Scarlet Grows Up: Our Puppy With a Purpose Heads off to Pro Training Camp.*
Newly Matched Service Dog to Give Disabled Rockville Centre Man a Helping Paw.*
New Look, Same Mission: Service Dog Organization Announces a New Inclusive Brand.*
Local Pup Honored for Courtroom Support During International Dog Assistance Week.*
Big Al From Good Day Sacramento Visits a Breeder Caretaker’s Home in Carmichael, CA.*


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