Canine Companions for Independence and Chipotle Mexican Grill team up in Southern California to Cause an EffectCanine Companions for Independence and Chipotle Mexican Grill are teaming up in Southern California to Cause an Effect on Saturday, September 15. Read more
Haute Dog | LA Howl-oween Disco Doggie Fashion Show to benefit Canine Companions for Independence Featuring John O’Hurley, Paul Shaffer, Laraine Newman and moreJoin Canine Companions for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, disco music, silent auction, live auction, stories from assistance dog recipients, an after party to meet the celebrities and much more fun as the dogs take over the catwalk! Read more.
PenFed Credit Union Announces Plans to Raise Assistance Dog through Canine Companions for IndependencePenFed, the nation's second largest federal credit union, has announced plans to raise an assistance dog through Canine Companions for Independence Read more...
However, Robin isn’t your average student. She is a Canine Companions dog training to become an assistance dog. Raised by UCF student, Morgan, Robin was the first assistance dog in training allowed to live in university housing at a public university in Florida. Read more...
For many dancers, injuries are a harsh reality of the job. Kathleen occasionally experienced numbness and weakness in her legs. Her doctors determined the symptoms to be caused by a slipped disc, a common dancing injury. But as the numbness and weakness worsened, doctors decided to run additional tests. Kathleen expected that she would need surgery, but the news she received was far worse. The doctor informed Kathleen that she would never dance again; she had multiple sclerosis (MS).
“I lost my identity that day in the hospital.”