Canine Companions

Service Dog, Service Dog (Veterans), Facility Dog, Skilled Companion, Hearing Dog, Therapy Dog

Goldens, Labs, Lab/Golden Crosses

Canine Companions

United States

Current Locations

Cannot raise in Hawaii

Restrictions

The organization provides:

  • Cape/vest

  • Gentle leader(s)

  • Baby sized collar

  • ID tag

  • CCI branded Ruffwear treat trader

  • First month’s dose of flea/tick and heartworm preventative

  • Firm up powder and/or Pro Pectillin

  • One kong

  • Promotional materials as hand-outs

  • Some emergency veterinary expenses


Raisers pay for:

  • Vet costs

  • Crate

  • Food

  • Flea/Tick and Heartworm Preventatives

  • Bowl

  • Toys

  • Poop bags

  • Collar

  • Leash

Supplies & Financial 

Assistance

The Basics: 

Basic obedience commands, Socialization, Loose leash walking, Potty training, Public access behavior, Self-control around distractions, Grooming


Advanced Cues:

Advanced Obedience, Shake, Visit, Up 

Training Responsibilities

  • Initial application

  • Full application

  • Phone Interview

  • Home visit

Process

2 puppy obedience classes per month

Time Commitment

Raisers must transport their dog to the regional facility they are turning in to. They are able to put their dog in a blue matriculation vest with their medal and take photos. They also have the opportunity to speak with their dog's trainer. 


Raisers get monthly updates when the dog is in formal training.

Matriculation

More Info Coming Soon! 

Graduation

  • Canine Companions allows you to raise remotely. 

  • They place dogs with individuals with a wide range of disabilities.

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