651 Potomac Street, Suite E Aurora, CO 80011  303-364-9040

The Dogs & Staff

The Dogs

Shadow

Hi there. Shadow here, born September 28, 2015, with the intent that I will make a fantastic service dog for a special person in Colorado one day. I am named after Shadow Mountain in Jefferson County, Colorado.

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Sterling

Hi, I’m Sterling. I was born in Virginia but came to Colorado so I could grow up and help someone one day! I’m named for Sterling, Colorado but I live up in Fort Collins. Monday through Friday I go to work with my raiser and hang out in her cubicle.

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Obie

My name is Obie. I was named in honor of Owen, an 8 year old who lost his life by a distracted teenage driver (to read more about Owen’s Foundation visit orange4owen.org). I was donated to help someone in Colorado as a service dog.

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Piton “Pete”

Hello! My name is Piton, but everyone usually calls me Pete. I love to say hi to kids and I’m very gentle around babies. I can’t wait to finish my training and be a service dog!

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Rosalie

Rosalie is an 18-month old black lab that came to CaPR from Canada. Raised by puppy raiser veterans, Mina and Jack in Fort Collins. Rosie is the daughter of their previous puppy-in-training, Mason.

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Ruedi

My name is Ruedi and I live with Ben and Amanda in Fort Collins, CO. I was born in Vancouver in December 2014 but moved to Colorado to train to become a service dog.

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Quimby

I’m being raised by Jessica in Ft. Collins and go to Olander Elementary School with her every day. Together we teach kids with disabilities and I like to sleep during meetings after school. I also go to band practice every week.

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Lemon

Lemon is a beautiful sweet Golden Retriever named after Lemon Reservoir in La Plata County. She is being co-raised by Kris Warner and Lindsay Beckner Warner.

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Mason

I’m a 17-month-old Black Lab named after Joseph Mason, Fort Collins’ first settler. My puppy raisers are real good about taking me to visit a variety of places…

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Office Staff

Angela Eaton

Angela Eaton, B.A., CTP-KPA, has been a dog trainer, canine behavior consultant, and search dog handler for over 35 years.

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The Board of Directors

Alison Bessho

Alison has been very fortunate in her life and career, and now enjoys leveraging her leadership and organizational skills in non-profit settings.

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Anne Holton

Anne Holton decided that she wanted to devote her volunteer time to the animal/human connection…

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Katherine Chrisman

Kate Chrisman is a long-time dog lover, as well as an outdoor and urban enthusiast. Kate and her Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Riley, had many mountain and water-based adventures together for more than 13 years.

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Matt McKendree

Matt McKendree was introduced to Canine Partners of the Rockies almost 8 years ago and enjoys volunteering in any way he can…

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Trainers

Sabine Johnson

In 2008 Sabine was able to pursue a childhood dream of raising and training a working dog.

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