Raising a puppy to become an assistance dog

Jen Pottheiser is a volunteer puppy trainer for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). CCI is an organization that breeds, raises and trains dogs to one day serve people with mobility, health or vision challenges.

TIP: To find out which organizations in your area help with training handicap assist dogs, contact your local Independent Living Resource center or advocates for the disabled.
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