Penguin’s Puppy Pawty

Celebrating Penguin  Many people have found themselves celebrating birthdays during this pandemic. Pandemic birthdays have a fun and outside-of-the-box celebration style making memories that will last a lifetime. Penguin celebrated a milestone birthday during the pandemic, he turned 1! Although it wasn’t the party that we had initially hoped for, it was a fun-filled virtual […]

Canine Companions Dog wearing birthday hat

Penguin Celebrates Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a very special day where we get to show our mom’s just how special they are to us. Canine Companions® puppies all have a very special mom that is chosen to bring the next generation of future assistance dogs into the world. At 8 weeks old, Canine Companions puppies leave their dog […]

Dog sitting next to blonde woman with glasses

Puppy Penguin Celebrates National Puppy Day

March 23 is National Puppy Day. Here at Canine Companions® we love this day, not only does it give us the opportunity to celebrate our adorable future assistance dogs, but also the volunteers who raise them. Jill’s favorite puppy raising memory Puppy raising is an incredible journey full of highs, lows and everything in between. […]

woman with puppy

Penguin Loves Playtime

When you are a puppy, the world is an exciting place. You experience many things for the first time and your favorite toy one minute can be replaced quickly by the stuffed animal peeking out of the toy basket. When you are a Canine Companions puppy, you get to experience even more of the world, […]

Weather woman pets yellow Canine Companions puppy

‘Tis the Season

There is something in the air around the holidays that makes it a magical time for humans and puppies alike. Surrounded by new sights, sounds, smells and people, the holidays are full of fun and Penguin got to experience that first hand. What better way to help a future assistance dog learn good behavior than […]

Penguin with a penguin

Penguin’s Hockey Debut

Canine Companions® puppies go on a lot of fun adventures, and this month brought one very big adventure for our growing puppy, Penguin. Penguin was invited by his favorite NHL team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, to meet their mascot, Iceburgh. Not only did he get to meet Iceburgh, but also enjoyed his first hockey game. It […]

Penguin with Iceburgh

Ending Summer with a Splash

With summer coming to an end and fall approaching, Puppy Penguin was determined to tackle the pool before the swimming weather ended. The pool has fascinated Penguin since he arrived at his puppy raisers home, but he wasn’t too sure about doing more than dipping a foot in. Penguin enjoyed baths and getting wet, so […]

The Newest Pittsburgh Penguin

Most people are familiar with the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL team, however there is a new Penguin calling Pittsburgh home and they’re making quite the stir. Meet Canine Companions puppy Penguin. Penguin’s journey, like all Canine Companions® puppies, started in Northern California where he was born in a volunteer breeder caretaker’s home. He was specially bred […]

Canine Companions puppy Penguin on KDKA set