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Assistance dog, Nathan, is about to demonstrate the various services he can provide disabled owner.

Event educates community about assistance dogs

Canine Companions for Independence held Dogfest at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. The event served to educate the community about assistance dogs and how much they help the disabled community.
During the hands-on segment of the course, search and rescue dogs allowed officers to practice leg-splinting and bandaging.

A K-9 emergency medical course teaches police officers how to care for their canine partners

An accident that injured his police dog a few years ago convinced Officer Mike Chicas of the importance of learning emergency care skills. “As much as we get first aid and CPR training on humans,...