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March 27, 2013

Now that spring is almost here, it's time to think of flea and tick prevention. Fleas are annoying pests that can affect not only the health of your pet but frequently will make your life miserable by biting you as well.

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March 13, 2013

by Ann Ronayne, Director of Client Services, ICAN ICAN dog Herbie assists ICAN Client, Jennelle, by pulling her wheelchair 1. Use "person-centered" language Rather than saying a person "is disabled" instead say a person "has a disability." This acknowledges that person as an individual with many traits rather than labeling them only by his or…

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March 6, 2013

by Ann Ronayne, Director of Client Services, ICAN ICAN dog Whitley working alongside ICAN Client, Allison 1. Remember that the dog is working. Service Dogs, when out in public, are working to help their person with every day tasks or to assist with the symptoms of an illness. It is vital that the dog's attention…

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January 30, 2013

Four of ICAN's amazing dogs graduated December 14, 2012, in a moving ceremony uniting them with their forever families. ICAN dogs, their inmate/handlers, and volunteer furloughers all work toward a common goal of providing service dogs who will enrich and enhance the lives of their new families. Under the guidance of Ann Ronayne and Dr.…

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