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“She’s not just Rob’s Hero Dog, she is our Hero Dog”

In 2008, our son Rob was in a car accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury. He was in a coma for five weeks and in various hospitals for months. When we brought him home there was so much … Continue reading

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Update on the “E” Litter – the journey continues!

The “E” litter turns 8 months old tomorrow, and they sure are showing their maturity. They have all graduated to the next stage of puppy training which means learning increasingly complex commands, higher expectations, and more public appearances. To put it … Continue reading

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The “E” Litter says Thank You!!

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and we “E” Litter pups are eager to say “thank you” to our volunteer puppy raisers – those exceptional folks who care for, love, develop and train us for 16-18 months. To honor them, here … Continue reading

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The “E” Litter shares its love

On Valentine’s Day we turned 5 months old…yes, FIVE MONTHS OLD!! Can you believe it? Isn’t it exciting? We are growing and learning and loving so much! Read on to discover what we’ve been up to… Emma – Howdy y’all … Continue reading

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Order by December 14th to Put Canine Companions Under the Tree

We’ve got gifts galore at cci-store.com for everyone on your gift list. Trixie Koontz (furry daughter and beloved doggie spirit) of Dean Koontz shares her doggie wisdom in whimsical and warm prose that will bring joy to book lovers of … Continue reading

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The Best of the Best – (Veterans Day Video)

Independence is a core value of Canine Companions for Independence that resonates with so many. Perhaps even more so for the men and women who serve so selflessly in our armed forces to protect and create independence for others. Veterans … Continue reading

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Black Lab Tuesday

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, thought it was fitting to continue Canine Companions’ Black Lab Tuesday. You heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Well what better way to support assistance dogs than shopping on Black Lab … Continue reading

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Help Canine Companions in “Pursuit”

You can help Canine Companions for Independence win $3,000 by casting your vote on the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida’s Facebook page.  We’re one of three non-profits featured during December in its “The Pursuit of Health” campaign. BCBSF will award … Continue reading

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