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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 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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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  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:        …
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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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