Supporting those who look out for the animals we love so much

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Canine Assistants

Service dogs can do remarkable things. And when Canine Assistants pairs them with special people, something even more extraordinary happens – they become heroes. We #CelebrateTheBond these devoted companions share as they show us the power of the human-dog connection. That’s why Elanco, the maker of Comfortis® (spinosad), proudly sponsors Canine Assistants. It’s a 501(3)c nonprofit organization that trains and provides service dogs to enhance and improve the lives of children and adults who have physical disabilities, seizure conditions or other special needs.

Founded in 1991, the organization has paired more than 1,500 service dogs with deserving companions. Each year, Canine Assistants places between 75 and 100 dogs—free of charge—to serve as therapy dogs, diabetic alert dogs and epilepsy service dogs.1 From mobility difficulties to medical concerns including epilepsy, diabetes and cancer, each dog is matched with a recipient for a lifetime of companionship and love.

Visit Canine Assistants for more information.

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Companion Animal Parasite Council

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent council of veterinarians, veterinary parasitologists and other animal health care professionals, established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people. It brings together broad expertise in parasitology, internal medicine, public health, veterinary law, private practice and association leadership.

Visit CAPC Pets and Parasites for more information about the organization’s goals and objectives.

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American Heartworm Society

The American Heartworm Society has been leading the veterinary profession and the public in the understanding of heartworm diseases since 1974. Its easy-to-understand resources for pet owners and timely, well-informed resources for veterinarians make it a trusted source of information.

See what the American Heartworm Society has to offer.