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Mission Statement

Canine Companions for Independence provides highly trained assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities. Canine Companions has training centers across the country and boasts 1,900 active graduate teams nationwide. Canine Companions has placed 5,000 teams since the organization’s inception in 1975.

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About the Program

Canine Companions is known for breeding and training some of the best assistance dogs in the country.

In this spirit, the Kinkeade Campus will train three types of assistance dogs:

  • Service dogs assist adults with physical disabilities by performing daily tasks
  • Skilled companions enhance independence for children and adults with physical, cognitive and developmentaldisabilities
  • Facility dogs work with a professional in a visitation, education, criminal justice or healthcare setting

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http://cci.org

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