National Service Dog Month Proclaimed

City embraces service dogs

LIBERTY LAKE - According to a press memo, the City Council and mayor authorized a proclamation in recognition of September's National Service Dog Month during the Sept. 5 City Council meeting.

According to the city they believe in the joyful, transformative power of the human-canine bond and inclusivity of all citizens.

In the United States, 64 million American adults and children have a disability and only 16,000 service dogs from accredited training programs exist nationwide. The need for more service animals is growing according to the city.

Canine Companions is a nonprofit organization tha...


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