Service Dogs In Training Board Flight At MSPA dozen service-dogs-in-training boarded a Twin Cities flight Saturday as part of the “Can Do Canines,” training program. Preparation for a life of service means exposing the dogs to new experiences. The busy crowds and security of an airport can cause distraction and stress.
Woman Accused Of Selling Untrained Service Dogs Stops Business She's accused of selling untrained service dogs for $10,000 to families of kids with special needs. Months after WCCO first exposed her business, the Wisconsin woman has shut it down.
Puppy Lovers Come To The Rescue Of 'Can Do Canines'Dozens of Twin Cities families picked up their new puppies Friday from Can Do Canines, but they won’t be keeping them. Last month, Can Do Canines had a puppy problem, too many dogs and not enough people to raise them. Hundreds of people answered their call for help.
'Can Do Canines' Needs Volunteers To Foster PuppiesTalk about an adorable problem! "Can Do Canines" has too many puppies and not enough foster homes. The Twin Cities organization is looking for people to care for and temporarily foster as many as 28 new puppies while they train to assist people with disabilities. Some of the service dogs help people with autism, while others provide seizure response and mobility assistance.
Twin Cities Called To Donate On 'Give To The Max' DayIt's Charity Week at WCCO-TV as we put the spotlight on local organizations which go the extra mile to give back to the community. Thursday marks one of the biggest initiatives as it’s “Give to the Max” Day. Helping Paws in Hopkins is just one of several local organizations that are taking part in the day.
For $10K, Families Feel Cheated By 'Trained' Service DogsThey’re $10,000 dogs, sold to a vulnerable population with the promise of offering safety and protection, but some Minnesota and Wisconsin families who bought in can't believe what they’ve got.