Read an interesting article discussing dog’s intelligence, from a human perspective.
“Dogs have lived in intimate proximity with people for some 30,000 years, evolving along the way to pick up human cues and training us to feel obliged to feed and house them. As survival instincts go, that is pretty smart.
Canine cognition research is underway on campuses from Berkeley to Barnard, and at universities in England, Hungary and Japan. The field’s growth has coincided with a shift in how dog owners view their animals.”
This video demonstrates how your donations helped fund the costs of certifying the inmates in Canine First Aid and CPR so that upon release these credentials can assist them in gaining employment in the vast field of dog careers. Getting a certification of completion cost Healing Companions, Inc. $60 per inmate and we have 20 inmates in our program. We already have two trainees who have been released and found jobs using the skills our program provides. Our mission has 3 prongs, rescuing shelter dogs, transforming the lives of those living with mental illness and working with inmates to develop job skills. This is just one of the many ways your contribution benefits our program. Thanks so much!
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Other ways to support Healing Companions, Inc.
You can help our mission in several ways:
Spread the Word
Please spread the word about our work, which transforms the lives of those with mental illness, saves the lives of shelter dogs, and provides job skills to inmates so that they can make livable wages upon release.
Visit our Store
You can now support Healing Companions through our online store! Pick up some HC apparel, pet gear, thermoses, stainless steel water bottles and more! All profits are directed back into our operations. Shopping really does mean helping!
We are also requesting help from those who’d like to volunteer. We currently are looking for those who can help by providing assistance with: