LPCCI

Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence .















  • Volunteer puppy raisers provide specially- bred puppies a safe home, take them to obedience classes, serve up a healthy diet, provide socialization opportunities and give lots of love.














  • Exceptional Dogs for Exceptional People














  • LPCCI is a non-profit organization formed in 1983 to educate, raise funds and to seek puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence.














  • Everybody likes a good idea, but when a good idea becomes an organized effort, great things begin to happen.














  • Canine Companions for Independence has provided many assistance dogs to US war veterans across the country














  • Breeder dogs and their puppies are the foundation of our organization. We carefully select and breed Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers and crosses of the two after an intensive evaluation process.
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Latest News

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Introduction

LPCCI is a non-profit organization formed in 1983 to educate, raise funds and to seek puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence.

More About Us

Since its humble beginnings, LPCCI has grown in membership and support from Lions Clubs in just two states to 35 states across the nation. Currently LPCCI has 17 Area Directors and 68 Trustees working to create awareness and provide support for CCI. Lions and Lions Clubs contribute to LPCCI through Life Memberships, Club Memberships, awards, sponsorships, fundraising, puppy raising, and volunteering. Our goal is to have representation and support in all 50 states across the nation.

Four Types of Assistance Dogs

  • Service Dogs

    Imagine having a dog that could turn on lights, pick up dropped keys or open a door. Canine Companions for Independence service dogs are partnered Read More
  • Skilled Companion Dogs

    People with disabilities might have trouble reaching a light switch, picking up a dropped pencil or opening a door. Imagine having a dog that could Read More
  • Facility Dogs

    Facility dogs are expertly trained dogs who partner with a facilitator working in a health care, visitation or education setting.Canine Companions facility dogs are trustworthy Read More
  • Hearing Dogs

    Canine Companions for Independence hearing dogs are specially bred Labrador and Golden Retrievers who alert partners to key sounds by making physical contact such as Read More
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Featured Events

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Currently this event has been postponed.
We will keep you informed about the upcoming date when determined.

Upcoming Events

Aug
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Sun Aug 09 12:00 am - 1:00 am

Oct
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Sun Oct 25 12:00 am - 1:00 am

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Lions Clubs

Lions, Lioness, and other service clubs, working through the Lions Project can help CCI's efforts to offer greater independence and self-esteem to more people with disabilities.
Dogfest

DogFest

Walk 'n Roll is the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence.






Donate Today

It's your generous donation that allows us to offer highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing follow-up services to people with disabilities at absolutely no charge.

 

Volunteer

  • Puppy Raising
  • Breeding Program
  • DogFest Walk 'n Roll
  • Become a Trustee

Assistance dogs aren't just born, they're raised.

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 Volunteer puppy raisers provide specially- bred puppies a safe home, take them to obedience classes, serve up a healthy diet, provide socialization opportunities and give lots of love.

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Breeder dogs and their puppies are the foundation of our organization. We carefully select and breed Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers and crosses of the two after an intensive evaluation process.

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DogFest Walk 'n Roll is the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence.Fest

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To promote and oversee an awareness and appreciation for the LPCCI and Canine Companions programs to clubs and individuals in the District. Have an interest in seeing that Canine Companions For Independence mission to provide trained dogs for individuals with disabilities is assisted by Lionism.

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