Puppy Love Year Round


Puppy Love doesn’t just happen on Valentine’s Day at ICAN, it’s now happening year-round!

Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, celebration, retirement, baby or wedding shower, a holiday, get well, good cheer, or even a  marriage proposal (yes, really! …our dogs can deliver that ring for you!), our dogs in training are now delivering gifts and sloppy wet kisses all year round!

Puppy Love has brought smiles to so many throughout the greater Indianapolis area. Check out the photos below and at the bottom of the page for more!


What is a Puppy Love Year Round Delivery (PLYR)?

What is PLYR? It’s one of our special dogs in training making a special delivery for you!

Your delivery can be arranged to include a gift box designed by us, an item that is personal from you, or we can customize delivery to fit your special occasion!

Deliveries are done by one of our dogs in training under 18 months. Unfortunately, we cannot always guarantee a young pup to do your delivery because puppies grow! But we guarantee you won’t be disappointed with your delivery. All of our dogs are adorable, loveable, huggable, and may even show off a bit by demonstrating some of the cool commands they are learning!

What’s Included in a Puppy Love Delivery?

Your PLYR delivery is as special to us as it is to your recipient. Each delivery has a beautifully handmade card to go with your delivery and a personalized message from you. Every delivery also includes a pack of ICAN’s note cards, a freshly made cookie, cupcake, or candy, and a balloon for that occasion. If your friend is a big dog lover, we’ll include dog treats and a doggie gift along with a special canvas dog art painting artistically done by one of our dogs in training. Many of our handmade items, such as scarves, knitted hats, baby clothes, quilts, etc. are made by the women at the Indiana Women’s Prison. Better yet, each of our cards is custom-designed, hand-cut, and creatively made by one of our incredible volunteers, Shirl the Pearl. You tell us what theme you want and what you want it to say and she will make a personalized card for you! Here are just a few of her samples:




Special Puppy Love Deliveries for Businesses & Corporations

If you are a small business or part of a large corporation, puppy love deliveries can be a huge boost for your clients or employees. Whether it’s celebrating your anniversary, extending a special thanks, or making it part of a special holiday or theme, you can’t go wrong with making folks smile and feel appreciated. Special delivery rates are available for business/corporate deliveries. If you do not want to do a gift, we can do a ”meet and greet” with our dogs and spend some time with your team so they can provide some wet kisses and tails and wiggles to put a smile on their face.
“To celebrate our 12th anniversary, we partnered with ICAN and had their puppies deliver gifts to our clients. It’s great to support such an impactful organization like ICAN and our clients absolutely loved the unexpected treat of the dogs delivering cookies! It was a win for all of us, and we’re excited to do it again.”  – Shawn Curran, President, Curran Architecture

Below are some examples we have delivered for businesses (to their clients) in which their logo was placed on the cookie and a special box was designed for delivery:



‘With our company’s 15th year anniversary, we wanted to acknowledge partners who supported our success through those years. We didn’t think we simply wanted this done with a party or a card. We wanted something very special to ensure it would be a creative and memorable experience for our partners. The Puppy Love deliveries through ICAN exceeded every expectation of what can be defined as “special”! Our business partners were taken aback by the cuddly fur balls delivering their box of cookies (and I might say that several partners totally forgot about the cookies during the delivery). Each partner commented on how this really made them feel special – and further solidified our working relationship. The only downside of a Puppy Love delivery is that work productivity goes out the window when you have the chance to cuddle with a puppy!

This was a wonderful way for us to say thank you to those we consider important to our business – and to broaden the awareness of the wonderful vision and dedication of ICAN, providing so much to so many people!”

– Denise K. Pierce, President of DKP


If you would like to learn more about having a Puppy Love Delivery or a Meet & Greet with our dogs in training for your business, please contact Dino at 317-672-3864. For all other puppy love deliveries, please contact Annie at annie@icandog.org.  

Additional Information

Holiday Deliveries are available too!  Deliveries for Holidays will be done on selected days prior to that Holiday. So keep us in mind for Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, St. Patrick’s Day, Mother’s & Father’s Day, Easter, Grandmother’s & Grandfather’s Day, Secretary’s Day, and National Boss’s Day!

To guarantee your delivery, we request that ALL HOME deliveries be arranged THREE weeks in advance.  The minimum cost of PLYR Deliveries is $100.

Please note, there are additional costs for:
*         Customized deliveries
*         Delivery visit time over 30 minutes
*         Weekend delivery or deliveries less than two weeks notice (provided we are able to do it)
*         Deliveries requesting more than one dog
*         Deliveries outside of a 20-mile radius from One Monument Circle, downtown Indianapolis
*         In-home deliveries

Please Note:  If delivery is being made to a home where there are dogs, dogs must be placed outside or in another room.

ICAN cannot guarantee delivery due to inclement weather. Should that happen, we will work with you to reschedule the delivery for another day. All PLYR orders must be paid in full and received in advance of your delivery. Payment will be made either online or by check. No refunds will be given. There is a $25 service fee for any change in the time and date of your delivery after confirming arrangements for your delivery.

To order/learn more, please contact Annie at annie@icandog.org or Dino at 317-672-3864


Check out some more photos of our Puppy Love Deliveries below!