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Legislative win for legitimate assistance dogs
The state of Colorado passed a law making the intentional misrepresentation of an assistance animal a class 2 petty offense. more...
Date: 7/1/2016

Watch the Hero Tails “dog-umentary” video series
The new series features Canine Companions graduate teams. For every video view,the NexGard® (afoxolaner) team will donate $1, up to a total of $175,000, to Canine Companions for Independence. more...
Date: 6/8/2016

PetSmart® Expands Third Annual Special Patriotic Services to Honor America’s Military

 $1 from Each Patriotic Top DogSM Package and Other Select Services Will Benefit Canine Companions for Independence’s Wounded Veterans Initiative
Date: 5/25/2016

Canine Companions for Independence® Celebrates 5,000th Service Dog Team
Navy veteran Jason Gieser spent 9 years training fellow military in survival skills. But nothing prepared him for an accident years later that left him paralyzed from the chest down. more...
Date: 5/18/2016

Battle Buddies on and Off the Field

Stefan LeRoy (US Army Ret.) and Gabe Martinez (US Marines Ret.) are competing in the 2016 Invictus Games in Florida. Both veterans are bilateral amputees as a result of injuries sustained during their military service. They have battle buddies both on and off the field, with four legs and a tail!

Date: 5/12/2016

Canine Companions for Independence Holds Assistance Dog Demonstration on Capitol Hill
Canine Companions for Independence Holds Assistance Dog Demonstration on Capitol Hill Featuring a Military Veteran and his Assistance Dog more...
Date: 5/4/2016

Veterans with PTS Hearing Testimony
Canine Companions Testimony for the Hearing on CONNECTING VETERANS WITH PTSD WITH SERVICE DOGS more...
Date: 4/26/2016

Canine Companions Graduate to be Featured on NBC's George to the Rescue
Canine Companions graduate team receives a home makeover. more...
Date: 3/30/2016

Actor Scott Foley asks for volunteers to help change lives one puppy at a time
Actor Scott Foley, star of ABC’s hit drama series Scandal, has a new best friend named Esther. more...
Date: 1/29/2016

Partnership with PetSmart and Eukanuba
Eukanuba Dog Foods and PetSmart Stores help Canine Companions provide free assistance dogs more...
Date: 12/7/2015

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