A Helping Paw

September 2008
PN;Sep2008, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p61
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The article reports that the Canine Companions for Independence Inc. (CCI), a national nonprofit organization, has launched an initiative to add placement of assistance dogs to veterans with disabilities in the U.S. The dogs were highly trained and could execute more than 50 commands such as opening doors and retrieving dropped items. The initiative follows the organization's targeted campaign to serve disabled men and women.


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