Penguin

Meet Canine Companions puppy Penguin! KDKA CBS 2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is following Penguin on his journey to become a Canine Companions for Independence assistance dog for a child, adult or veteran with a disability.

  • Breed Golden/Labrador Retriever cross
  • Gender Male
  • Favorite command Down
  • Favorite toy A Squeaky Pittsburgh Penguins hockey stick
  • Favorite pastime Snuggling with his puppy raisers

Miller

Meet Canine Companions puppy Miller. He is the honorary "spokesdog" for our Northeast Regional Training Center on the Miller Family Campus. Follow his adventures over the next two years of training to become an assistance dog.

  • Puppy Raisers: Saxon and Laura
  • Homestate: New York
  • Best feature: My deep brown eyes

Buckeye

Meet Canine Companions puppy Buckeye! NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio is following Buckeye on his journey to one day become a Canine Companions for Independence assistance dog for a child, adult or veteran with a disability.

  • Breed Labrador/Golden Retriever cross
  • Gender Male
  • Favorite command Shake
  • Favorite toy Green rubber ball
  • Favorite pastime Going on new adventures

Wes

Wes was named by Canine Companions’ partner Littler Mendelson, that collaborates with Canine Companions to educate businesses on service dog access rights and fraudulent service dogs. We look forward to sharing Wes' journey to assistance dog over the next year and a half.

  • Breed Labrador/Golden Retriever cross
  • Gender Male
  • Favorite command "Shake"
  • Favorite toy Squeaky snake

Foley

Meet Canine Companions puppy Foley! Chrysler is sponsoring puppy Foley through all of his stages of puppyhood and training to potentially one day become a Canine Companions for Independence assistance dog for a person with a disability.

  • Breed Labrador/Golden Retriever cross
  • Gender Male