Kathy Schneider finds help for post-traumatic stress disorder in the form of a service dog named Dakota.
On Friday, August 11, 2023, more Labrador and Golden Retriever crosses will graduate to start their destined careers as service dogs. Graduation ceremonies are held at each of our six regions across the country – in California, Florida, New York, Ohio and Texas.
The Hill Country Volunteer Chapter was established in 2023 after many years of being a Canine Companions Group. Our chapter serves the Austin, Georgetown, San Antonio area and consists of volunteers, puppy raisers, and graduate teams who actively work to support and further the mission of Canine Companions.
Canine Companions celebrated puppies all month long, including a live puppy cam on March 23. Check out the highlights!
Linda McMahan has been highly involved with Canine Companions over the years, by serving on the leadership team of the Red Earth Volunteer Chapter in Oklahoma, plus raising 11 cumulative puppies.
When Leah became a volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions, she turned her lifelong hobby of dog training into a purpose. Her passion for training dogs led her down the path to a career as a service dog trainer. Leah…
Makenzie McGuire has been profoundly deaf her whole life, using cochlear implants and lip reading to communicate with the world around her. While able to rely on these tools, she still wasn’t fully independent.
Living with a traumatic brain injury, Londen spends more time than most children in a hospital setting. He received Service Dog Numa, just in time for Christmas in 2020.
The Diamond Volunteer Chapter was established in 2022 after many years of being a Canine Companions Group. Our chapter serves the entire state of Arkansas and consists of volunteers, puppy raisers, and graduate teams who actively work to support and further the mission of Canine Companions.
Watch Canine Companions on Good Morning America, featuring United States Air Force veteran Jason Morgan and Service Dog Yago.