Dog Days of Summer! (posted: June 22, 2022)

COPE In The Community
COPE Service Dogs can’t say thanks enough to Ralph and Sandy Price on their hard work organizing the Fiddle Jam/Dance/Square Dance as part of National Fiddle Day. Donations continue to pour in, $2200 and still counting! Big thank you to all who donated with a special shout out going out to R&F Construction Inc DKI Inc. Orillia for their generous donation. Everybody had a good time and was up dancing…even the dogs! Molly, Daxon and Henry, our COPE Service Dogs, managed to get a dance in as well! Find out more COPE Service Dogs and how you can help us raise much needed funds to continue our Service Dog Training & Canines In The Classroom Program.
Canines In The Classroom
COPE Service Dogs is incredibly proud of our schools, teacher, students, and volunteers, and of course, our hard-working puppies in with Canines In The Classroom. CIC just wrapped up at our two new expansion schools in Mississauga. CIC is not only making a huge impact on these high school students, but these puppy-student teams are also making a difference with children in Buddy Reading. Have a great summer and we look forward to seeing you in September. 
Some amazing photos from our wrap up day for CIC; thanks to Jacquie Labatte Photography for capturing the day.
Things are always better with a Buddy! Buddle Paddles Simcoe will have a new look and a new name this fall. Keep watching on how you can support Buddy Up For COPE. Pick a dog, get moving and help us raise much needed dollars for our CIC Programs in Barrie and Mississauga. More info to come!
Congratulations to our five teams on completing their training! Alexa & TJ, Kierra & Moose, Danielle & Kyle, Annelise & Beacon and Lori & Kyle! Shout out and a “good girl” to Kyle for completing her training as a Facility Dog with Hospice Simcoe. Also sending out congratulations to the teams training with Beacon & Moose for their ongoing work as a Facility Dog at the Child & Youth Advocacy Centre Simcoe Muskoka .TJ is looking forward to being a super Service Dog to Alexa. Graduation is coming this fall and everyone is super excited!
COPE Service Dog Sierra just had seven puppies! Mom & pups are doing GREAT while staying at Dogs with Wings in Edmonton. Sierra & two of her pups will return to COPE at the end of July. We are still looking for fosters for these two new puppies and we have a one year old pup who will need a foster home at around the same time. Find out more on COPE’s Fostering Program below.
Upcoming Events for COPE Service Dogs
To celebrate the amazing work of COPE Service Dogs, Glow Day Spa has organized a Pawdicure Event on July 23rd between 10am-1pm. All are welcome to bring their furry friends for a fun morning of pawdicures, pup treats, music and much, much more! Between July 18th and July 23rd Glow Day Spa will be supporting COPE by accepting donations and spreading awareness!




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