Canine Companions breeds Labrador retrievers, golden retrievers and crosses of the two to become assistance dogs.

We train our dogs to cultivate their abilities and we place our dogs in teams that will utilize their training and celebrate their spirits. Canine Companions dogs are trained to perform a variety of tasks. However, Canine Companions does not train or place dogs for the following; to do guide work for the blind, to do seizure or diabetic alert/response, to anticipate or detect medical symptoms, for the primary benefit of emotional comfort or social support, to recognize and/or manage undesirable human behavior, to provide supervision, navigation, or safety from environmental hazards, to respond aggressively, to provide personal protection, to assist with the management of mental illness as a primary condition.

We train 4 types of assistance dogs.