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

Zari

Canine Companions puppy Zari is enjoying the Sacramento sunshine with her volunteer puppy raiser, while learning commands and receiving important socialization. Zari is working hard to one day become an assistance dog for someone with a disability.

  • Breed Golden Retriever
  • Gender Female
  • Birthdate April 23, 2018
  • Homestate California
  • Best Friend Her mom, Mari.

Bogo

Bogo is enjoying the Florida sunshine with his puppy raiser while learning commands and receiving important socialization. Bogo is working hard to one day become an assistance dog for someone with a disability.

  • Breed Labrador/Golden Retriever cross
  • Gender Male
  • Birthday October 28, 2018
  • Best feature His eyes. They are very expressive, and he has adorable eyebrows and lashes.
  • Favorite command Bed. No matter where he is in the house with his puppy raiser, once she gives him the "bed" command he runs with great enthusiasm and with one final bounding leap he is in his down position on the bed with great anticipation for his reward.