MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Canine Companions For Independence Matriculation And Graduation Ceremony

It was just like seeing parents send their children off to school and the next stages of life. The SRO crowd at the Canine Companions Of Independence South Central matriculation and graduation ceremony on Friday, February 16, came together with boxes of tissues around the room. Instead of children, the youngsters were pooches — Retrievers, Labradors and Retriever/Lab … [Read more...]

Six New Teams Of Humans And Dogs Graduated For Brighter Futures Thanks To Canine Companions For Independence

Since opening in November 2015, Texas’ only Canine Companions for Independence has been graduating teams of dogs and humans for life-changing futures. It has also been the site of where puppy trainers give up their puppies for a final training period that will prepare them for their possible careers in helping humans in need. While it takes a unique dog to be able take on … [Read more...]

Canine Companions For Independence At Baylor Scott And White Health — Kinkeade Campus Graduation Had Tears And Cheers

Most graduations boast mortar boards, robes and cheers as the grads leave their comfort zone for the next step of life. But unlike other more typical ceremonies, the one taking place at noon on Friday, May 13, had no caps and gowns. Instead there were boxes of tissues and tears along with tail wagging and cheers. The event was the Canine Companions for Independence … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Lee Ann And Alan White And PlainsCapital Provide $125,000 For Pond At Canine Companions For Independence

It was just months ago that Texas’ only Canine Companions for Independence officially opened on the Baylor, Scott and White Health campus in Irving. Today was graduation day, with 10 teams of dogs and humans officially starting their lives together. It was also a day when 17 new Labrador and Golden Retriever recruits were being turned over by their puppy-raisers to be trained … [Read more...]

Texas’ First Canine Companions For Independence Graduation And Matriculation Resulted In Cheers And Tears

Just the day before the Canine Companions for Independence Baylor Scott and White Health Kinkeade Campus had been dedicated. On this Saturday, November 7th afternoon, the center would be the scene of the beginning of four unique partnerships and the next step for puppies “entering the professional training” stage of the service dog program. It would be a graduation and … [Read more...]