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Operation S.A.V.E to the rescue

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Our friends at Pawleys Island Community Church will host a wonderful event for CASD on Oct. 4 to help our mission. Please come meet the pups and some of our veterans and their service dogs. You'll find terrific food, live music and lots of prizes at our fundraiser. We have applicants waiting and…
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Summerville Flowertown Festival blesses Canine Angels

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) — A local man and his ten service dogs are attracting hundreds of people this weekend at the Flowertown Festival in Summerville. He's collecting money to help disabled veterans get service dogs -- but the way he's collecting money is a bit different. Richard Kaplan started his nonprofit called Canine Angels six…
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Size Matters – Choosing the ideal dog

Since 2011, we have trained hundreds of dogs and all of them came from shelters. Every service dog we’ve successfully trained and placed was once a misunderstood shelter resident that someone gave up on. Rescuing is only half the battle. The other half is training. When you’re ready for a dog, do an objective self-assessment…
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Get your Canine Angels ball caps!

Our caps are ready and they’re pretty darn jazzy, if Leroy’s opinion counts. Beautifully embroidered on soft, breathable fabric with a Velcro closure, they only need your head to look even fabulous-er. Caps are available for $20 +$4 shipping (in the U.S.). You can order through our donation page https://www.canineangelsservicedogs.org/donate Just check the box “Please Use This…
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Bring your dogs to Myrtle Beach for Canine Angels

  Even Fido deserves a little relaxation! Bring the entire family and celebrate the Doggie Days of Summer at Ocean Park with one of the most unique vacation packages in Myrtle Beach. PLUS: Every package sold helps us rescue dogs from shelters and train them into service dogs for wounded veterans!   Your Doggie Days of Summer Weekend…
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Canine Angels welcomes Dan Miller, Marine Corps veteran

Fantastic news! We have a new veteran in our program, who has just spent three intensive days in our initiation "boot camp". Dan Miller of North Carolina is a 25-year-old Marine veteran who has seen combat in Afghanistan, and is in need of a service dog for various related issues. Animal lover, musician, and father of a 3-year-old son,…
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Therapy dogs help with stress reduction and reading skills

 every time Murphy is in the car with his owner Meghan Goldfinch Hayden, someone tries to  stop her to say hello. “I will sometimes sit in the parking lot to talk on the phone and someone will come up to me and tap on the glass saying they want to meet Murphy,” she said. “It is…
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Marine veteran says business asked him to leave because of service dog

We are grateful to MyFox8 for covering Marine veteran Nick Cox's encounter with a Circle K manager who refused service to Cox, who was accompanied byRalphie, his Canine Angels Service Dog. All our veterans are coached on the best way to handle these situations, which come up all too frequently. The veteran will always remain…
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There’s no such thing as too much pet ID

Advice for every pet owner from Canine Angels A reminder from Rick Kaplan, Head Trainer The pack was enjoying its regular walk at La Belle Amie Vineyard this morning, when out of nowhere came a ferocious 100 lb. lab mix at full speed, barking, growling, and angry. Fearless King came to the rescue and charged at…
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