Scioto Supports Canine Companions
Canine Companions is an organization that Scioto supports through various events and fundraising. A specially bred and professionally trained assistance dog offers support to many people with disabilities, offering them enhanced independence and improvement of the quality of their life.
Did You Know?
- Canine Companions has been around since 1975, and 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 trains four types of assistance dogs: Service Dogs, Skilled Companions, Hearing Dogs and Facility Dogs.
- It takes up to two weeks of intensive training to teach dog handling and care.
An easy way to get connected with Canine Companions for Independence is to check out their informative website or visit them on facebook. There you will find information on volunteering, raising a puppy, making a donation or applying for a dog.