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 moms and are welcomed into the home and family of a loving volunteer puppy raiser. This Mother’s Day, our Pittsburgh puppy Penguin is honoring a very special lady in his life, his volunteer puppy raiser, Jill.

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Selfless Love of a Puppy Raiser

Not only is Penguin celebrating the amazing bond that he has with Jill this Mother’s Day, but also her amazing love! A volunteer puppy raiser takes in an adorable 8-week-old puppy and gives them their time, love and energy, but not for themselves. They pour their heart into each puppy they raise with the hopes that that puppy will grow up to make an immeasurable difference in the life of someone with a disability. The love that a puppy raiser pours into a puppy is a selfless love.

This Mother’s Day Penguin is going to be honoring and celebrating the woman that is teaching him how to be the best future assistance dog he can be, Jill.

Don’t miss a moment of the fun-filled journey Penguin is on, follow him on Facebook for daily updates! 

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