Regional News

Canine Companions for Independence is excited to share its mission with as many people as possible. In the Regional News section you can learn more about our organization, see our latest stories in the media and read our recent newsletters.

North Central in the News:

NBC4 Columbus: Young Spina Bifida patient finds help, comfort in canine companion 

NBC Chicago: 'Fake' Service Animals Allowed in More Chicago Businesses 

The Daily Star Journal: Service dog helps woman be independent

KY3 The Ozarks: Canines Used at Mercy Springfield to help patients

Pal-Item: Assistance dog joins class at Ivy Tech 

Current Issue of
The Companion:

Holiday 2015

Prior Issues:

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Holiday 2014

Summer 2014

Spring 2014

Holiday 2013

Summer 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011 (MB)

Fall 2010 (4.4 MB)

Spring 2010 (1.8 MB)

Summer-Fall 2009 (2.2 MB)

Winter-Spring 2009 (2 MB)

Summer-Fall 2008 (6.6 MB)

Winter-Spring 2008 (4.8 MB)

Fall 2007 (2 MB)

If you have questions about Canine Companions regional news or are interested in writing a story about Canine Companions, please contact Ashley Koehler, North Central Public Relations Coordinator at (740) 833-3704 or

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