Jay Update – May 2019

Jay has been a very hard working puppy. The last time we wrote to you about his progress was back in October 2018. At the time, Jay’s playfulness didn’t quite meet Graduation standard to become an Autism Support Dog, but his valuable & excellent skills still qualified him to become a compassion service dog. I Read More »

Introducing Teagan!

Hello, I am very happy to introduce you to our adorable little black Labrador - Teagan, sponsored by Kitz4Kids. Teagan and her two siblings were born January 5, 2019, to proud parents Pittsburgh and Oasis. She was generously donated to BC & Alberta Guide Dogs by Guide Dogs for the Blind Inc. Teagan’s name was Read More »

George Update – March 2019

It’s George here, writing my very first real ‘pup’date since joining my Puppy Raising family in September. I am pretty excited about it and want to thank you for sponsoring me in my journey to becoming a service dog. Read More »

Jeremy & Ginger

We've definitely noticed a lot of changes in Jeremy since getting Ginger. But the biggest change is his sleeping. Falling and staying asleep has always been very hard for Jeremy – not being able to turn his brain off, having anxiety about the weather outside, different noises, being alone, etc. Read More »

Our life with Grace

In March 2016 Kitz4Kids submitted the name "Grace" for female puppy among 3 other names. Many of you may recall our excitement in June 2016, when we received news that one of the puppies born in April 2016 was named Grace, she is a yellow lab. I am proud to announce, that Grace has successfully Read More »

Kailer & Rosie

The world will be a bit easier to get around now that Kailer has Rosie. The latter is a faithful, even-keeled black lab who’s just completed two years of training as an autism support dog and is now ready to be at 11-year-old Kailer’s side most hours of the day. Read More »

Mom’s testimonial about Nolan & Stella

Hello, Stella joined our family just before the start of summer after a long and difficult school year. Our son, Nolan, really struggled without the support of his retired Autism Support Dog, Kieran, now our family pet. It came as a bit of a surprise to us actually. With years of Kieran’s faithful support, Nolan’s Read More »

Companion Service Dogs

Remembrance Day is a time when our Country takes a moment to collectively honor, remember, and appreciate all of the men and women of the Canadian Arm Forces past and present who made incredible sacrifices and continue to do so to this day. We owe them a great deal of gratitude for their service, but Read More »

Jay Update – Oct 2018

It's Jay here once again. Some of you have been calling my friends at BC & Alberta Guide Dogs to find out what I have been up to since May. Thank you for asking about me and I am paw-sitively thrilled to share my latest 'pupdate.' As you know, I have been learning and working Read More »