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Books 4U-Fundraiser

We are so delighted and thankful to everyone at Books 4U, who will be donating 10% of their profits to My Canine Companion from September 3rd until September 14th! A fab range of books to choose from, it’s the perfect time to stock up on that favorite book and help out our fantastic charity at the same time!! Happy Reading!   ...

S litter ‘pupdate’ – Video

Check them out! Our S litter are getting bigger and braver by the day! Its so fantastic watching them grow and know that they are destined to change a child’s life! Keep watching with us as they grow ...

Theft from our headquarters

A word from Head of Training Cliona O’Rourke about the recent theft from our charity’s headquarters. Hi Everyone, I am very upset to have to write this, but wanted to Inform you all about a theft which occurred from our charity’s headquarters in Sunbeam commons Road, where a large dog run was taken. We know that the dog run was taken apart on Thursday night last at sometime. The sensor light above our door was also damaged beyond repair. The culprits then came back between 1PM and 4PM on Friday to collect the dog run they had taken apart the previous night. We are thankful that staff were not there at the time and nobody was ...

Cork Independent Article

Huge thank you to the Cork Independent for another fantastic article today featuring Service Dog Milo and Willow. by : Louise Cashell Paws to the floor, it’s time to get walking! My Canine Companion is hosting a virtual tour of Ireland that has already seen participants walk thousands of miles to raise funds for the charity. Initially, the charity was hoping a collective walk of 2,798km would be completed, but the virtual walk has smashed that goal, with 12,500km completed to date. The virtual coast of Ireland walk is being completed apart, while raising funds for the Cork charity which provides service/assistance dogs to children and you ...

A word from Cliona (Our founder) – Video

My Canine Companion founder, Cliona O’Rourke with one of the newest recruits Riley asking you to take part in our Virtual Tour! Every euro raised will help us raise much needed funds! It’s family friendly, at your own pace and a fab medal to go with it! Sign up to the My Canine Companion Virtual Tour today.         ...

The R Litter’s new names!!

  Well they’re finally here, the names for our gorgeous R litter. Please officially meet Ruddy, Rourke, Rodney, Riley, Rona, Reena and Roz! These gorgeous babies will be starting their training soon and we can’t wait to watch them grow! ...

Meet Autism Service Dog Yeska!

The gorgeous Autism Service Dog Yeska has been chosen as RSVP Magazine’s – life changing dog of the week. “I could write an endless story on Yeska and what she has done for our family and my son. She is just an amazing dog. She is his safe place he goes for cuddles and is his go to when he is stressed out and she is his safety when we go outside too” You can read the whole story here: RSVP Magazine life changing dog of the week.        ...

First puppy class for P litter!

It was a first puppy class for Peggy, Pep, and Paulie and what a fantastic job they did!! Some obedience training to start with, and then a walk over the flyover bridge(which is brilliant for the pups to get used to all the traffic noises) and they did brilliantly!! After this the pups were taking through the shopping center for some distraction training, where they will learn to ignore all the distractions and concentrate on their owners, followed by the ever important coffee outside where the pups learn to lay down and relax with lots of distraction around them. Everyone did a fantastic job and we look forward to seeing more as the pups gro ...

Kildare training class

Kildare training class this week, and the dogs were brilliant! Working on their obedience and distractions outside and going through the shopping center like pro’s! Class finished up with a coffee which is not only one of the best parts of the training class but a very important one, as our dogs need to be able to just sit and relax and not cause any disturbances in coffee shops or restaurants, especially with all those lovely smells going on! So well done everyone!! ...

Pupppppies!!!(S Litter 2020)

New puppies !!!! Check out the S litter! 2 weeks old and look at them…sooo cute but, these lil cuties are going to go on to do amazing work with children and their families! We are so excited about our newest litter and can’t wait to see them grow up and go on to so many adventures ...
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