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November 11, 2013

Staff Sergeant Nick Bennett, USMC retired, came to us looking for assistance with two challenges that resulted from his combat tours in Iraq. Severely injured when a mortar exploded only a few yards behind him, Nick was left with serious mobility limitations.


August 21, 2013

Prior to each ICAN Graduation Ceremony, two weeks of Team Training is held at the Indiana Women's Prison. Team Training is when the ICAN handlers and clients are brought together by the dogs. As the handlers share their knowledge of each dog with the clients, friendships and memories are made that will last a lifetime.…


August 19, 2013

ICAN is in the process of finalizing a program with the VA Hospital in Indianapolis to provide “Pet Therapy” using ICAN’s qualified dogs and ICAN furlough volunteers. “I’ve been working with the VA Hospital for almost a year to develop a volunteer opportunity for ICAN furlough volunteers and ICAN dogs in training, which will assist…


July 26, 2013

You may feel fairly confident that your dog won't chew or eat something that's detrimental to his/her health; however, dog owners need to be vigilant in monitoring their dog's behavior and patterns.


July 18, 2013

In spite of the heat, over 100 golf lovers enjoyed a fun day on the beautiful links at Prairie View Golf Club for ICAN's 10th Annual Golf Outing.  The event was a huge success raising more than $10,000! Participants were treated to 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, and the opportunity to interact with ICAN…