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for veterans, children, and our community through companionship with psychiatric service dogs & emotional support animals
Learn about becoming a Canines 4 Comfort Host Family. This volunteer opportunity is currently limited to Lake County Illinois residents only.
There is significant evidence that animals improve mental health.
Canines 4 Comfort is a 501(c)3 organization established to satisfy the growing need for Psychiatric Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals among veterans, children, and others afflicted with emotional and trauma syndromes.
Canines 4 Comfort trains psychiatric service dogs for veterans, children and others in our community. We provide resources, training, education, care, and support to our clients and the communities we serve.
We are focusing our efforts on training our existing dogs and fulfilling the needs of those on our wait list. At this time, we are not able to assist with training dogs that have not been sourced nor evaluated by Canines 4 Comfort staff. We will revisit our position on training dogs outside Canines for Comfort in the future; we do not want to over-promise and under deliver.
Services provided by Canines 4 Comfort are complimentary; however, as a nonprofit organization, we rely solely on the generosity of community donations to help us achieve our mission.
Currently Canines 4 Comfort serves areas within a 90 mile radius of Round Lake, Illinois. Our formal training site is in Grayslake, Illinois.
We offer a professional program for our trained canines to bring cheer and comfort to others while demonstrating their trained capabilities. Canines 4 Comfort can personalize visits to:
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Are you interested in providing our "in training" dogs with foundational guidance? Please contact us and ask for information on becoming a puppy raiser.
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or sharing our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you! We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
As a practice, we send tax receipts as we receive donations rather than at year-end. If you feel you did not receive or have misplaced your receipt/letter, please contact us for a duplicate acknowledgement.
P.O. Box 22
Round Lake, IL 60073
This video illustrates what Canines 4 Comfort is all about!