Canine companions show off


Thursday, December 11th, 2008
Issue 50, Volume 12.


Canine companions show off - Courtesy photo. - Iowa Street School sixth-grader Kevin Allenstein holds the paw of companion dog Shirley
during a presentation given by Val Valentine of Canine Companions for Independence. Waiting a turn to demonstrate her skills is Hillary (back left) with her human partner, Buddy Wachstetter. The Iowa Street School’s service club hosted the visitors so the students could learn how the lives of people with disabilities can be enhanced through their partnerships with these highly trained assistance dogs.
Iowa Street School sixth-grader Kevin Allenstein holds the paw of companion dog Shirley during a presentation given by Val Valentine of Canine Companions for Independence. Waiting a turn to demonstrate her skills is Hillary (back left) with her human partner, Buddy Wachstetter. The Iowa Street School’s service club hosted the visitors so the students could learn how the lives of people with disabilities can be enhanced through their partnerships with these highly trained assistance dogs.


 

1 comments

Comment Profile ImageShirley Garner deCoup-Crank
Comment #1 | Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 at 9:31 am
What a great service Buddy!

If Buddy Wachstetter had an Uncle Charlie in Indiana, I am trying to contact him. I have some papers, an obit of his GG grandmother and a picture of him at about age 6 that I would like for him and his family to have.
Shirley Garner deCoup-Crank
sdcc9@pacbell.net

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