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  1. International Assistance Dog Week

    August 3, 2021

    International Assistance Dog Week runs from August 1, 2021 to August 7, 2021. This is a special week that was created to recognize the heroic deeds performed by assistance dogs, … Continue

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    Volunteer Puppy Raisers Needed!

    January 14, 2021

    We are currently accepting volunteer applications from individuals interested in raising a puppy for CPL! It’s a big responsibility but an incredibly rewarding one. Volunteers are responsible for raising the … Continue

  3. Temporary Closure of Service Dog Waitlist

    December 21, 2020

    Due to the length of our waitlist and the many challenges and restrictions related to COVID-19, CPL has made the difficult decision to temporarily close our waitlist to new full … Continue

  4. COVID-19 Update — Changes to guests/volunteers on campus

    November 20, 2020

    We want to thank the CPL community for your continued support and dedication to our mission during these uncertain times. We have continued to closely monitor the current COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue

  5. COVID-19 Update — Return of Volunteers to Campus

    August 28, 2020

    We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. As we enter the fall season, CPL staff continues to work on split schedules. Our staff wear masks, observe … Continue

  6. Coronavirus Update — CPL Staff Return to Campus

    June 5, 2020

    Hello CPL Family, We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. With Chester County entering the yellow phase of reopening, CPL staff will be returning to the … Continue

  7. Coronavirus Update

    May 21, 2020

    Hello to our CPL family, Our sincere thoughts are with those who have had family members or friends impacted by the coronavirus. We would also like to say “THANK YOU” … Continue

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    Canine Partners for Life Partners with Purina

    April 13, 2020

    We know you value convenience, especially during these difficult times. To make your life a little easier, Canine Partners for Life (CPL) has partnered with Purina to utilize their home … Continue

  9. Coronavirus Updates — Extended Closure of CPL

    March 30, 2020

    Canine Partners for Life is continuously monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We are following guidelines issued by our Governor, the Centers for Disease Control, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and … Continue

  10. COVID-19 Precautions at Canine Partners for Life

    March 16, 2020

    Canine Partners for Life is continuously monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We are following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the Chester … Continue

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    Help us Spread the Love this Valentine’s Day!

    February 6, 2020

    This Valentine’s Day, we want to spread the love to our four-legged friends and we need your help. Make a gift of $10 or more to CPL and you can … Continue

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    Help us Raise $60,000 on Giving Tuesday!

    November 26, 2019

    Giving Tuesday is just one week away, on Tuesday, December 3, and we need your help! Our goal is to raise $60,000, the cost of TWO service dog partnerships, in … Continue

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    Our Kennel Dogs Need Your Help!

    May 31, 2019

    While the school year is coming to an end for human students, our service dogs in training are just gearing up for their summer semester at college, a.k.a. CPL’s kennel. … Continue

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    CPL Featured on Front Cover of The Daily Local News!

    March 5, 2019

    On February 27, the United Way of Southern Chester County hosted a presentation about service dog laws for local business owners, event planners, and members of the community. Susann Guy, … Continue

  15. Puppy Class Visits the Strasburg Rail Road!

    December 20, 2018

    Puppy class went to the Strasburg Rail Road to ride their “Night Before Christmas Train” and 6abc Action News was along to capture all the fun! Click here to watch … Continue

  16. New Series Featuring CPL on 6abc Action News!

    October 29, 2018

    We are excited to announce a new series called “Pupdates” with 6abc Action News! Over the next two years, Action News will follow the journey of Kenzie’s seven puppies who … Continue

  17. Purchase a Cow Bingo Ticket for your chance to win $5,000!

    August 15, 2018

    Our ever-popular Cow Bingo is back and tickets are on sale now! Cow Bingo is a game of chance that pits your luck against the cow “doo”ing her business. If … Continue

  18. Congratulations Summer 2018 Graduates!

    June 26, 2018

    On Sunday, June 24, 3 full service, 3 home companion, and 1 courthouse companion team graduated from Canine Partners for Life. We held a ceremony to celebrate our newest teams … Continue

  19. New Auction Items Up For Bids!

    May 17, 2018

    Our big event, Unleashed & Uncorked: Pups & Private Eyes, is just a couple days away and the fun has already started! Over 30 auction items have been posted online … Continue

  20. CPL Needs Your Vote to Win $100K!

    April 26, 2018

    Canine Partners for Life is one of three finalists in the running for a $100,000 donation from NRG Home Power! Kicking off April 30 and running through May 7, you … Continue

  21. Adele and Everything After is Available on DVD and Blue-ray!

    March 27, 2018

    Adele and Everything After, a feature-length documentary produced by Long Haul Films, follows the story of Marty and Adele, the first cardiac alert team to graduate from Canine Partners for … Continue

  22. Happy National Puppy Day!

    March 23, 2018

    Today is National Puppy Day, a holiday we always celebrate at CPL! It is a good excuse to spoil our puppies a little more than usual but it is also … Continue

  23. Dog’s Day Off

    February 28, 2018

    The CPL dogs and puppies have spoken! They are bringing back Dog’s Day Off – a campaign to raise money for CPL and give our hard-working dogs a dream day … Continue

  24. AO1 Foundation and Kremer Eye Center

    January 19, 2018

    The AO1 Foundation and Kremer Eye Center teamed up over the holiday season to create a fundraiser to benefit Canine Partners for Life that raised $20,000!  We are lucky to … Continue

  25. American Diabetes Association

    January 15, 2018

    Canine Partners for Life works with Diabetics with Type 1 Diabetes to partner them with a Diabetes Alert Dog. CPL Diabetes Alert Dogs offer people greater freedom to improve their quality … Continue

  26. CPL Diabetes Alert Service Dogs

    December 22, 2017

    We’ve updated our webpage to include a Frequently Asked Questions regarding our Diabetes Alert Service Dogs.  CPL will be continuing to make more information accessible to potential applicants and others … Continue

  27. 2018 Calendars are on sale now!

    December 5, 2017

    We are excited to announce that CPL’s 2018 Calendars are now on sale!  We had an incredible #GivingTuesday and donors voted for their favorite nominees in Full Service Teams, Companion … Continue

  28. 2017 #GivingTuesday and Calendar Contest

    November 30, 2017

    After an incredible #givingtuesday campaign yesterday – Canine Partners for Life is excited to announce the winners of our 2018 Calendar Contest! Calendars will be available for purchase beginning December … Continue

  29. Construction Tours of CPL’s New Program Services Center

    July 26, 2017

    Many of you have been following the exciting construction progress moving forward on CPL’s new office building, the Marian S. Ware Program Services Center. We now have an opportunity for … Continue

  30. Join CPL for a FREE movie!

    July 14, 2017

    The CPL premiere of Letting Go of Adele is just ONE week away! Don’t miss your chance to see this film for FREE! Screenings are being held Friday, July 21 … Continue

  31. Congratulations Summer 2017 Graduates!

    June 27, 2017

    On Sunday, June 25, 10 full service and 6 home companion teams graduated from Canine Partners for Life. We also celebrated 3 breeding program dogs who had their first litters … Continue

  32. Get Your Tickets for the CPL Premiere of Letting Go of Adele!

    June 23, 2017

    The wait is finally over! We are thrilled to announce CPL is holding a local screening of Letting Go of Adele! The film premiered to three packed theaters at the … Continue

  33. Summer 2017 Team Training has Begun!

    June 5, 2017

    Ten individuals, eager for independence, have traveled across the country to our facility in Cochranville, PA to participate in Team Training and begin a new chapter in their life. Team … Continue

  34. A Marvelous Evening at Unleashed & Uncorked

    May 17, 2017

    This past Saturday, May 13, Canine Partners for Life hosted a spectacular event, Unleashed & Uncorked, at the Sheraton Wilmington-South in New Castle, DE. More than 200 guests, including both … Continue

  35. Get Your Tickets Now for Unleashed & Uncorked!

    May 8, 2017

    Unleashed & Uncorked is right around the corner and it is your last chance to purchase tickets! Whether you choose to unwind and relax in the atrium lounge or dance … Continue

  36. Construction Moving Rapidly at CPL

    May 4, 2017

    Over the past few months, our normally quiet campus has been filled with construction workers, heavy equipment, trucks, and mounds of dirt. Construction is well underway on the old office … Continue

  37. Letting Go of Adele Screening in Boston!

    April 12, 2017

    The world premiere of Letting Go of Adele at the Cleveland International Film Festival was a tremendous success! The film was shown three times to packed theaters. The festival even … Continue

  38. National Puppy Day!

    March 23, 2017

    Each puppy born into the CPL family has a big and bright future ahead of them. It takes A LOT of training to become the beautiful, well-mannered services dogs you … Continue

  39. Breaking Ground on the Marian S. Ware Program Services Center

    March 20, 2017

    It has been an exciting week at Canine Partners for Life. On Thursday, March 16, we broke ground on the new Marian S. Ware Program Services Center! This building is … Continue

  40. World Premiere of Letting Go of Adele

    March 17, 2017

    Letting Go of Adele, a documentary by Long Haul Films, features the story of Marty and Adele, the very first cardiac alert team to graduate from Canine Partners for Life. … Continue

  41. Dog’s Day Off

    March 10, 2017

    All of our dogs work hard and although they love their jobs, who wouldn’t want a vacation? The CPL dogs and puppies in training decided to bring back Dog’s Day … Continue

  42. CPL Launches $8.5 Million Capital Campaign to Expand Facility

    March 2, 2017

    Canine Partners for Life (CPL) has launched an $8.5 million capital campaign, The Partnership for Independence Campaign. This campaign will create facilities which are safe, accessible, appropriately sized, and respectful … Continue

  43. CPL’s Basement Bargains

    February 1, 2017

    Canine Partners for Life has found some hidden treasures while cleaning out our basement! For two weeks only, you will have a chance to take home unsold auction items from … Continue

  44. Puppy Homes Needed!

    January 3, 2017

    You can help provide independence to an individual with a disability by raising a puppy for CPL! Volunteer Puppy homes provide a loving and safe environment for a CPL puppy … Continue

  45. SCI Somerset Raising Litter of Newborn Puppies

    December 16, 2016

    Inmates and staff from the State Correctional Institution in Somerset, PA will be working together to raise a litter of newborn puppies for CPL. The nine puppies and their mom, … Continue

  46. Support CPL Today for #GivingTuesday!

    November 29, 2016

    Today is Giving Tuesday! While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are widely recognized as the start of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday has quickly become the start of the giving … Continue