Young woman lying down on the grass with her hearing dog

Sound the Alarm


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.

Boy in wheel chair with his service dog

A Christmas Gift of a Lifetime


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.

Group of puppies sitting on a road

Diamond Volunteer Chapter


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.