- Canine Partners In the News
Puppies on CBS 4 News!
June 16, 2009- Linda Port, CaPR's Program & Training Director, and Joyce Thielen, volunteer Puppy Raiser & Board Member, were interviewed by CBS 4 News. The news spot showed all of the pups from the litter and explained the need for new Puppy Raisers to train the puppies.
See the video here!
CaPR Wins Applewood's April Giveaway
May 27, 2009- Canine Partners of the Rockies is pleased to announce that we are the winner of the Applewood Plumbing April Giveaway!! Because of our wonderful volunteers who have entered us in the monthly drawing, we received a generous donation of $1,000 from Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric.
Applewood Plumbing is one of Colorado's only family owned and operated, plumbing, drain cleaning, heating, cooling & electrical repair companies and they believe in giving back to the community. They have committed to donate $12,000 over 12 months to local nonprofit and charity organizations. Please visit their website http://www.applewoodfixit.com/index.html to learn more about the company and the services they provide.
We would like to thank our volunteers for all of your support!
Follow link to read more CaPR Wins Applewood Giveaway
Canine Partners Denver & The West Article in the Denver Post
May 10, 2009- Denver Post articles written about Canine Partners of the Rockies and our new puppies.
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Summit Daily News Article "Service Dogs Sought in Summit County"
by Bob Berwyn
Check out an article in the Summit Daily News about Canine Partners of the Rockies and therapy dogs from May 6, 2009.
Canine Partners of the Rockies on Channel 7 News
On March 29 & 30, 2009, Channel 7 News aired a story about Canine Partners of the Rockies helping veterans by providing them with service dogs to give them more independence. Program & Training Director, Linda Port, and Board Member/ Puppy Raiser, Joyce Thielen, were interviewed. Click here to read Service Dogs Help Returning Veterans!
Aurora Sentinel Column "A Helping Friend, Service dogs assist those in need"
Aaron Cole, reporter for the Aurora Sentinel, interviewed Linda Port, Canine Partners’ Program and Training Director and Nicole Miller a recent CaPR graduate. Nicole talked about her experience with her service dog Jack. “He has personality, love and the ability to grow. He helps me live my life as independent as I can.” Linda explained the application process to obtain a CaPR service and demonstrated some service dog tasks with Hudson, a 9-month-old service dog in training. The article appeared in the January 8 – 14, 2009 edition of the Aurora Sentinel.
Click here to follow the link to view the article.
Rocky Mountain News Column "Jack, a very special dog, graduates to Nicole's side"
Read Gary Massaro's August 6th column about Nicole and Jack, Canine Partners newest service dog team.
Recipient of 2007 Denver Commission for People with
Disabilities' Service Animal Award
Canine Partners of the Rockies, Inc. (CaPR) is the recipient of the 2007 Denver Commission for People with Disabilities' Service Animal Award and is recognized for creating a patch program with the Girl Scouts to educate about disabilities and the role of service dogs. Among other things, CaPR service dogs assist their partners by picking up dropped articles, turning light switches on and off, and opening and closing doors and drawers. Dogs also learn a range of additional skills unique to their partner's needs.