Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that
enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing
highly-trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality
partnerships. Canine Companions assistance dogs are trained in up to 50
commands designed to make everyday life easier for adults and children
with physical and developmental disabilities. They open and close doors,
retrieve dropped objects, and turn on and off lights. Outside of
physical tasks, Canine Companions assistance dogs provide ...
Hello! My name is Ace, and my mom says I am a very pretty boy, which is why I love to have my portrait taken! Since my new mom brought me home, I now have 2 sister-dogs and a brother cat named Vivo who loves to aggravate whenever he can. I just want to play with him, but mom says I'm too rough. My favorite thing though is PAPER! I love to chew paper, and leave a trail of it through the whole house! I have lots of energy and love to walk on a leash and learn new tricks like sit, fetch, lay down, stop and go. When I do tricks, mom gives me TREATS, and I think I like that even better ...
Notorious RBG loves chasing leaves, playing in puddles, and riding in the car. She snores like an old man and is terrified of unoccupied tricycles. She's the first fur baby in her family and is spoiled accordingly.
Skylar is our 'baby.' He will be 11 in November and we've had him since he was 7 weeks old. He's a Lab, Chow, German Shepherd mix that I picked up when I lived in Fort Riley, KS in response to a 'FREE PUPPIES' sign stapled to a post. He was the only solid black one out of the litter and was by far the smallest. He was sitting all alone in a corner and I knew that was the one I had to have! I work for the SPCA and my husband and I are constantly fostering puppies and kittens. Skylar welcomes each foster baby with open paws and is SO patient with all of them. ...