three smiling adults with a golden retriever in a yellow dogfest bandana in a photo booth that says DOGFEST

DogFest Houston 2024

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Grab a leash and join Canine Companions for our signature event, DogFest! Celebrate the love of dogs while supporting an important mission.

Young woman lying down on the grass with her hearing dog

Sound the Alarm

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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

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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

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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.

Jan Jose Sharks player in a jersey holding a yellow lab puppy in a yellow service vest

Updates on Puppies in the Spotlight

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Featured Canine Companions puppies & dogs are part of our sponsored puppy program. They are sponsored by sports teams, corporate partners, news organizations, and more!