Royal Canin Announces Service Dog Training Partnership
Royal Canin, based in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, announced that its inaugural service dog training partnership with Kingston 4 Paws Service Dogs officially launched Jan. 1.
Kingston 4 Paws Service Dogs is a grassroots organization dedicated to providing fully trained service dogs and ongoing handling support to physically and emotionally challenged Canadians and their families, assisting them to become more independent in their Southeastern Ontario communities. The organization provides service dogs to families living with autism, children and adults who struggle with mobility issues, seizure response dogs and service dogs for adults living with post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health challenges. Kingston 4 Paws also provides canine assisted intervention dogs to treatment professionals to work as partners in therapy particularly for local youth.
“We have enjoyed a special relationship with Royal Canin since the very first full year of our operations in 2014,” said Marty Grieve, vice president of Kingston 4 Paws. “Knowing we would be able to provide our young puppies and dogs in training the superb Royal Canin diets allowed us to concentrate on delivering the best possible dogs to the many communities we serve. To now be recognized as Royal Canin’s first Service Dog Training Partnership is an enormous benefit for us, and a very humbling one.”
“We are very committed to our pet first philosophy and doing what's right for dogs,” said Monica Small, field marketing manager, “and we are proud to support Kingston 4 Paws and enable them to do what they do best raising, training and placing these service dogs with individuals and families.”