People Watching and National Service Dog Month

September is National Service Dog Month, and Canine Companions® puppy Wes has been celebrating at some of his favorite hangouts with his puppy raisers Christa and Steve. Wes is growing up, working on his basic obedience commands to help him on his way to becoming a future assistance dog. New experiences His favorite hangout is […]

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Wes the Comedian

Canine Companions® puppy Wes is loving life and all of its joys, big and small. From finding his voice for the “speak” command to riding like a perfect gentleman in his first Lyft, Wes is finding happiness in new and old experiences alike. Comedy at puppy class Canine Companions assistance dogs are trained to lie […]

Enthusiasm is Everything

Six-month-old Wes is an energetic, playful puppy that has lots of enthusiasm and vigor for life. Whether he is working on his commands, or taking trips to new and exciting places, Wes does so with gusto! Mastering commands Learning how to settle and feel safe in a crate is also a very important part of […]

Canine Companions puppy Wes in a laundry mat with his puppy raiser.

Puppy Antics and Socialization for Puppy Wes

It’s been a busy month for Wes, full of puppy antics and socialization. At 4 months old, Wes had an important introduction to make – to the very people who helped select his name! He did a lot of socializing and working on commands to make his big debut at the Littler Executive Employer conference […]

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Welcoming Canine Companions puppy Wes

Canine Companions puppy Wes likes to be a bit unconventional. Like all Canine Companions puppies, Wes was born in Northern California and is destined for great things with volunteer puppy raisers. Rather than waiting at the airport for Wes to arrive, his puppy raisers flew from Phoenix to pick him up. Wes flew back in […]

Yellow puppy wearing a yellow Canine Companions puppy cape laying on blue and yellow dog toy.