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How Highland Canine Connect Helped Steve Chase – a 9/11 Responder

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In this feature-length interview, learn about the incredible journey of Steve Chase - a 9/11 responder who received a service dog, Mickey, from Highland Canine Connect.

Port-a-Pit BBQ Fundraiser to benefit Highland Canine Connect on October 7

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The fundraiser will take place at Iredell Companion Animal Hospital between 11am and 5pm on October 7. Register and pay now to reserve your spot!

Learn About Highland Canine Connect on National Non-Profit Day!

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Learn more about the mission of Highland Canine Connect on National Non-Profit Day.

SynergyLabs To Donate Two Fully Trained Service Dogs To Veterans In Burke County, NC

SynergyLabs, a manufacturer of pet specialty products, is teaming up with Highland Canine Connect to donate two fully trained service dogs to veterans.

Highland Canine Connect’s One Year Anniversary!

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Highland Canine Connect is one year old! Find out about the story of our first year, and learn what we have planned for 2020 and beyond!

How to volunteer with Highland Canine Connect!

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Many of you have asked - what is involved if you volunteer for Highland Canine Connect? We wanted to take a moment and provide you with more details on the

Age Is Just A Number – Why Service Dogs Are Valuable To People Of All Ages

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This blog post was written by Erin Purgason, Founder and Chair of Highland Canine Connect. In this article, Erin looks at the importance of providing service dogs for people of

#GivingTuesday – Make A Difference on December 3rd

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The holidays are approaching, decorations and advertisements adorning shopping malls, emails and websites alike are constantly reminding us to purchase more and celebrate fiercely. When seemingly every message around us

Find Out About Our Recent Events!

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Learn more about our recent community events to raise awareness of the mission of our organization!

AKC Canine Good Citizen Event – Saturday, September 28

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On September 28th, 2019, Highland Canine Connect will be offering AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluations to the public! The Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title is a valuable asset to any