Photo of a blonde dog, Apex, in front of an Apex Campus sign

In Honor of Apex


CARY, NC – Margot Bennett, a dedicated volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions, is setting up a fund in honor of her late service dog in training, Apex. Apex, a yellow lab golden cross, tragically passed away at only five months of age on November 22, 2023.

Photo of a puppy in a yellow vest with a hockey puck and hockey stick in front of the Pensacola Ice Flyers Flag

Pensacola Ice Flyers Announce New Puppy


The Pensacola Ice Flyers announced today the addition of a new team pup, a future service dog that they have named Buccella, and their recommitment to the nonprofit organization Canine Companions for the 2023-24 season. The Ice Flyers’ second team puppy’s name pays homage to the late Dan “Bucky” Buccella, one of the most beloved players in the history of Pensacola hockey.