May 2019 eNews

May 8, 2019
young girl smiling and cuddling with canine companions service dog

Hooray for LuLu and Zuke

LuLu and her assistance dog Zuke are an amazing team!

LuLu is a smart, vivacious 7-year-old who needs to stay active and exercise to help manage the progression of two rare genetic conditions. Skilled Companion Zuke is an expertly-trained assistance dog who helps LuLu move more and participate in the activities she enjoys most. LuLu’s parents, Marko and Marianne, share, “Zuke is a great motivator and encourages Lulu to run - they love chasing each other around the house.”

Because LuLu uses leg braces, it can be more difficult for her to engage in the activities she loves like art, swimming and gymnastics…

Click here to read the full story on LuLu and Skilled Companion Zuke

little girl with her head leaning on a yellow dog wearing a Canine Companions service dog vestCelebrate With Us

Join us for graduations across the country as we celebrate the new partnerships between people with disabilities and their new assistance dogs. These events are open to the public. Click here to find a graduation near you or watch on the livestream.

 
black adult dog and black puppy in front of pink flowersMother’s Day is May 12

Send a mother in your life a gift she’ll want to brag about. When you donate in her honor, you can send an ecard to show how much she means to you. There are several adorable puppy options to choose from. Click here to make a gift and send an ecard.

 
close up of black dog holding blue toy in it's mouthJoin the Fun at DogFest

DogFest is coming to a city near you! This fun event and festival engages communities across the country in raising awareness, money and support toward the mission of Canine Companions life-changing work. Click here to find a DogFest in your area.

 
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