Not all Canine Companions for Independence puppies are selected for a career as an assistance dog. In fact, due to the high standards when placing an assistance dog with a person with a disability, CCI will make the decision to release more than half of the dogs who have matriculated into the professional training program.
A dog may be released for several factors (primarily behavioral or health-related), but then continues on in what we call a “Change of Career” where they find another path to changing lives.
Here’s the extraordinary story of Dagger II aka DogVinci, a Canine Companions for Independence Change of Career Dog.
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