Prior to being adopted into our family, our son Nicholas lived in a Russian orphanage where he experienced under-stimulated, neglectful, institutional care. When he came home at 18 months,
An Old Friend I've Just Met: Senator
by Mary Lofton
(Mary received Senator as an In-Home Skilled Companion at the 2017 ICAN Summer Graduation. Her husband, WTHR Meteorologist, Chuck Lofton, along with Nicole Misencik, will be co-hosting ICAN's 15th Celebration on November 17th).
Senator & Mary
I wish you could meet my old...
It's not too often that you find a four-legged friend that's won an election. However, it's happened at ICAN, and Truman came out as the "Top Dog." In his new role, as a facility assistance dog, he'll be using his people
ICAN, I CAN, I can. We get used to saying it, but when you say, "I can," it brings an entirely new perspective to what ICAN does. Those two small words mean something big to Jeff, who is paired with Cojack a yellow Golden Lab.
Sometimes you need a faithful friend by your side to guide you through life. That's what Senator, a Golden-Lab will do for Mary. His deep brown eyes constantly watch Mary, to anticipate how he can
"Hunter is always there with me, I hope I'm not holding him up," John said with a laugh walking side by side with his life changing companion. Hunter is John's mobility assistance dog. Fifty-nine-year-old John
Getting pulled around can be hard work, especially if you're ICAN service dog Millie! While it looks like she's enjoying a sweet ride, there's a reason she's taking it easy every once in a while. Any relationship is give and take, but that's literally what Millie's
A good friend, is a good listener, and that's what Nanook is. He'll be taking on his role as a courthouse dog in Franklin, Indiana. "I know Nook (as he's affectionally called) is going to do great things," said his handler
When the school year starts, there's going to be a new face in one Central Indiana High School. This guy has short black hair, big brown eyes, is considered a teen in human years, and has a great big wagging tail!
What kind of qualities do you look for in a friend? A good listener, non-judgmental, gives a good hug? That's exactly what Danny, this four-legged cutie will be doing for a Central Indiana school district.