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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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Veteran Greg Vinck joins The Warrior Ride

Vinck and Madison conquer obstacles together Seems like there's always another study about service dogs coming out every few days. Do they really help disabled veterans? Who can prove it scientifically with charts and graphs? At Canine Angels, we've always known the answer. Yes, service dogs do change lives. Our Angels do it every day.…
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From garbage eater to golf pro

From www.dogchannel.com  From Garbage Eater to Golf Pro How a homeless canine scored a hole-in-one career as a service dog  Canine Angels was featured in April's Dog Fancy Magazine. Toby, a beautiful lab partnered with veteran Jim Miller, shows his skill on the beautiful course at Tidewater in Little River.  Story:    http://www.dogchannel.com/dog-rescue/from-garbage-eater-to-golf-pro.aspx        …
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Meet the Angels at Castano’s on May 29

Several of our terrific supporters  are helping us raise funds for dogs and heroes with a fantastic night of dinner and dancing at Castano's Italian Steakhouse. Their incredible chef has a three-course dinner planned with your choice of four entrees, all delectable. Complete dinners from $26,95-$38.95. We could tell you how great their She crab soup…
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Chris and Suzie Skinner share love story

                              A life-altering accident was gateway to love, happiness BY VICKI GROOMS vgrooms@thesunnews.com February 13, 2014   Chris Skinner was dating a nursing student when he asked his grandfather to pray that she would be the girl he would marry, but…
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Canine Angels Therapy Dogs adds new team

Widower shares his dog's therapy powers with others Published in The Sun News Feb. 9 2014 [caption id="attachment_1944" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Canine Angels therapy dog candidate Lady Bug and dog owner Dick Nixon work during a training session Sunday at Nixon's home in Murrells Inlet. Nixon, 87, who lost his wife in July, plans to use…
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Freddie departs the Canine Angels pack

A few days ago, Canine Angels founder Rick Kaplan lost his personal service dog of 14 years. Freddie was the pack’s beloved senior member. Despite cancer, a titanium knee and painful arthritis, Freddie refused to be left out anything the Angels were doing. He was a trooper to the end, when he searched for Rick…
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Service Dog Zeus rescues his handler after fall

We are so proud of the way Canine Angels handlers and their service dogs become finely tuned teams. The sensitivity these dogs develop to their masters' needs is proof. Now a lifesaver, Zeus was once the terror of the animal shelter. He was untrained, wild, and super strong. Volunteers were afraid to walk him. Things…
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Bobo is recovering from Copperhead bite

From The Sun News MYRTLE BEACH — The Grand Strand’s typically mild winters mean the risk of snake bites never disappears, a reality that recently struck an area resident and his dog. The likelihood of running into a snake and being bitten drops drastically in the winter months, but anytime there’s a warm period like…
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Meet Chris and Zoey, Canine Angels’ new service dog team

[caption id="attachment_1697" align="alignleft" width="300"] Our littlest Canine Angel has met her match.[/caption] Canine Angels is delighted to announce a new match: Chris and Zoey. Chris is a paralyzed veteran who required a small dog to help him with anxiety and PTSD. He bonded with Zoey, a loving 6-pound Yorkie who came from an abusive situation.…
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