Canine Companions for Independence
This Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.
It was a graduation day on Long Island Friday, as some very special students set out to begin a life of service.
Doreen Morano was fighting back tears of joy Friday as her 13-year-old daughter Melanie graduated with 12 others — not from high school, but from Canine Companions for Independence.
More people are pretending their pets are trained medical companions, which is creating a big problem for people who really them.
Oksana’s work may not qualify as fine art, but it is art with a fine purpose. Her paintings are auctioned off to benefit Canine Companions for Independence.
All eyes will be on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation’s capital on Monday for the inaugural parade. And some of the parade marchers will be walking on four legs.
The Staten Island District Attorney’s office has a new employee who can lend a helping paw — a dog named Bronksey.
A local Iraq War veteran lost sight in his left eye, his ability to practice law and some mobility. And now he’s counting on a canine companion to help with the little, but important things in life.