Your Dog Will Thank You!
Guest presenter Tammy Wolfe with The K9 Body Shop will share her expertise and knowledge about helping dogs achieve peak performance levels in comfort. All dogs can benefit from their human partners' knowledge of:
- dog body mechanics
- reading your dog's body language
- key core strengthening exercises
Tammy Wolfe, owner & operator of The K9 Body Shop, is a native of Indiana and graduated from Indiana University in 1983 with a BS in Physical therapy. She has 24 years of experience in the human physical therapy profession, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. In 1999, Tammy completed a four year certification and became a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. This training in function Integration manual techniques has laid an important foundation in building upon her effective canine treatment skills. From 1999 until 2003, Tammy owned a private physical therapy clinic in Northglenn.She began working with canines at Huron Animal Hospital in 2002. In 2003 she joined the rehabilitation team at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital. She was certified in canine rehabilitation by the University of Tennessee in their second graduating class in December 2003. Tammy completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Arcadia University and moved to her present Arvada office in December 2011.
Working dogs and Service Dogs in Training are welcome to attend. This is a FREE workshop. Space is limited.
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Raise a Puppy, Change a Life
Becoming a fully trained and happy service dog demands a fun and rewarding puppy-hood. The fun and rewards are not just for the puppies, though! Volunteer Puppy Raisers train basic commands and manners to our young puppies until they are ready for the next step in the journey to full service dogs, around eighteen months.
As a future service dog, the puppy is allowed to go anywhere with the Puppy Raiser, giving the puppy experience in a variety of social contexts. Bring your puppy with you to the movies or the store! Curious dog-lovers will greet you with smiles and questions. Also, puppy and Raiser will get to attend weekly obedience classes, with resident dog experts giving the latest advice and knowledge on how to raise a great dog. And because CaPR is a non-profit organization, puppy raising expenses are tax deductible.
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- Canine Partners' Mission
Canine Partners of the Rockies' mission is to positively impact the lives of Colorado residents with disabilities by placing highly skilled service dogs with individuals who have mobility limiting conditions and facility dogs with professionals who provide therapeutic services to people with disabilities. CaPR also is dedicated to educating the public about the role assistance dogs play in the lives of people with disabilities.
Canine Partners of the Rockies only places assistance dogs with Colorado residents.
- Apply for a Service Dog
Canine Partners of the Rockies (CaPR) places service and skilled companion with Colorado residents with mobility limiting disabilities. A service dog assists with the tasks of daily living to facilitate its partner's independence. Facility dogs are placed with professionals who offer therapeutic intervention to people with a variety of disabilities. Both types of assistance dogs offer social support, but they are more than companions; they are partners in life. Apply now for a Canine Partners service dog!
- Become a Puppy Raiser
Canine Partners changes lives one assistance dog at a time, but it takes a team of caring, devoted people to take a dog from puppyhood to assistance dog. Join the team by becoming a volunteer Puppy Raiser for Canine Partners of the Rockies. Apply now to become a Canine Partners puppy raiser.
Want more information? Please call 303-364-9040 or email CaPR.
Want to Change a Life?…Raise a Puppy!
Canine Partners of the Rockies (CaPR) is looking for two energetic volunteers to raise puppies to become service dogs for Coloradan’s with mobility challenges.
The basic requirements for puppy raisers include physically, emotionally and financially caring for the puppy for approximately 18 months and attending weekly puppy training classes at our facility in Aurora. A service dog can mean the difference between dependence and independence for a person with a disability.
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The Shelldikay Fund
Providing Financial Assistance for extraordinary veterinary expenses
Since its inception in early July 2013, The Shelldikay Fund has grown to over $10,000. A big thank you goes out to all individual donors and the Denver Team at Veterinary Pet Insurance Company for their very generous donations.
There could be no greater way to honor Shelli than to create and grow this fund to help these special dogs and their people.
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