Kinkeade Graduates!

After two years of hard work and a lot of love, Canine Companions dog Kinkeade has found his match! On Friday, November 3, Kinkeade graduated as a skilled companion dog with Jordan and his mother, Dolly. Jordan is 16 years old and was diagnosed with autism at age two. Throughout his life, Jordan has struggled with […]

A Day in the Life

Over the past five months, Canine Companions dog Kinkeade has settled into a routine at our Kinkeade Campus to complete his professional training to become an assistance dog. We thought we’d give you a peak into what his days look like. He’s certainly a busy and happy pup! Each morning, Kinkeade and his fellow professional training dogs […]

Work Hard, Play Hard

If you have been following Kinkeade’s journey, you know he has been hard at work in professional training at the Kinkeade Campus. Over the last several months he has learned new commands, perfected the commands that his puppy raiser taught him and even ventured out on field trips. In his last blog, Kinkeade had just learned […]

Kinkeade’s Puppy Days

Although Kinkeade is all grown up now and working hard in professional training, we can’t forget about those adorable puppy days. A lot of hard work and a lot of fun went into puppy Kinkeade before his move to the Kinkeade Campus. Kinkeade was raised by Jennifer, her husband Scott and their sons, Austin and Mason […]

Kinkeade Starts Training

Canine Companions dog and South Central Region namesake, Kinkeade, has been a busy guy at the Baylor Scott & White Health Kinkeade Campus these last couple of months. From getting settled in, to beginning his training, there has been lots of hard work and lots of fun. During the first few weeks of professional training […]

Meet Canine Companions dog Kinkeade!

Canine Companions dog Kinkeade has just started professional training at the South Central training center in Texas. Both Kinkeade and the training center are named for U.S. Federal District Judge Ed Kinkeade, who played a key role in the formation of a Canine Companions center in Texas and the partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health. Kinkeade […]