July 31, 2023

Through a Dog’s Eyes

Behind each Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN) service dog are furlough and puppy raiser volunteers who put in countless hours of work and provide as many […]
July 29, 2023

The importance of pet insurance 

Pets bring joy, companionship, and unconditional love into the lives of their owners. With pet insurance in place, owners can focus on cherishing special moments with […]
April 25, 2023

Finding purpose

The Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN)—an emerging nonprofit of 12 dedicated employees founded in 2002— and is the only training program accredited by Assistance Dog International (ADI) […]
January 1, 2023

Who Qualifies for a Veteran Service Dog?

ICAN has partnered with the Veteran Affairs Northern Indiana Health Care System to create our Veteran Services Division (VSD). Our VSD provides service dogs for veterans […]
November 1, 2022

Veteran Service Dogs: How They Help

For many veterans, service-related trauma significantly impacts their day-to-day activities and quality of life. With the help of a specially trained service dog, these veterans can […]
October 1, 2022

Service Dog Terms to Know

Service dog training and placement is an industry that involves a wide variety of terminology that can be confusing! Keep reading to learn some common service […]
September 1, 2022

Facility Dogs: How They Help

You might have seen or heard about service dogs working in  schools, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and courtrooms. But what exactly do they do? Facility dogs […]
August 1, 2022

How to Teach Kids About Service Dogs

Children are naturally curious and may even be excited to see a working dog, so learning how to teach kids about service dogs is important in […]
June 21, 2022

7 Questions to Ask When Applying for a Service Dog

Being paired with a service dog is a huge decision that can change your life forever. By reviewing these questions to ask when applying for a […]