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When Paulie met Paulie!

Well that didn’t take long…but we knew it wouldn’t..who could resist puppy cuddles! Paul Stenson from White Moose Cafe took time out today to meet up with our very own Paulie, here’s what he had to say.. “When Paulie met Paulie ❤️ What an absolute honour it is to have one of these very special doggies named after ...

Meet Paulie- one of our P pups!

Meet the gorgeous Paulie! Paulie is named after the fab Paul V.Stenston from the White Moose Cafe, who is a fantastic supporter of our charity. Thanks so much Paul for all your support!! Can’t wait to see when they meet!!:) ...

Irish Independent News article

Child’s best friend: How growing up with a dog can benefit your child   Eva Hall Dr Butler says research suggests that adults who own dogs are more physically active, taking approximately 25pc more steps per day, and that “a higher level of child attachment to a dog is associated with increased child physical activity”. This ...

Max and Jangle-Video

People will often ask us when talking about fostering puppies or boarding our training dogs, “I could never give the puppy back”, and we understand this fully But when we see video’s like this and have parents come to us and tell us that their non verbal child said “walk” or “dog” for the first time, this i ...

MCC and Covid – a lookback -Video

When the whole world stopped due to a global pandemic, My Canine Companion kept working! We have taken a look back over the last few months, and Lockdown 2020!! These will be memories for life! It has been a crazy year so far! We can’t wait to see what else is to come in 2020!! ...

Oodles of Doodles!

It was a sea of doodles at the Cork City training class this week. But even in all their cuteness, they are there going through all the steps to become fully qualified Autism Service Dogs. Our dogs go through 2 years of training, with various different training exercises to master,  such as ignoring distractions from people and other animals, turn ...

Service Dog Farrah and Lola – Virgin Media News

Aisling Roche from Virgin media News  chatted with Caroline Reilly about life with Service Dog Farrah, and the impact that Farrah has had with daughter Lola and the difference she has made in their lives. Register for our Virtual Tour of Ireland and help us raise much needed funds for our charity. ...

Riley and the 100km challange!

Have you spotted our new ads?They’re in Connolly Train Station, Dublin Heuston, Busáras and Blanchardstown Center!! Riley walked 100KM for My Canine Companion and has raised over €10,000!!!! How amazing is that?? Can you match him? Register Now!   ...

Riley’s Virtual tour of Ireland

Riley has been walking to raise money for My Canine Companion and has been joined by some Irish celebs for the last part of his walk, you can read all about it in today’s Irish Sun. ...

Cork Training Class

Our training class took place in Cork city this week and it was brilliant to see all the dogs and owners working so hard! With lots of distraction with traffic,people and sounds it was the perfect venue for the dogs to practice ignoring situations and to concentrate on their tasks. Well done to everyone!   ...
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