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Canine Companions Presented To 6 Children, 4 Adults

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Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) gave six children, four adults, and five facilities assistance dogs following their graduation ceremony Friday afternoon.

The dogs were trained for six months, according to CCI.

Canine Companions for Independence is the nation’s first and largest non-profit provider of trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities. The dogs are given to recipients free of charge. Its training and ongoing follow-up services are also free.

The ceremony was held at Dublin Recreation Center at 2 p.m. and was open to the public.

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