Welcome to the Canine Companions for Independence family! I'm a longtime puppy raiser and truly enjoyed reading this blog post. Best wishes to Otto and all that have a part in his puppy raising! I am currently raising my 6th puppy for Canine Companions, and I had never taken a puppy on a plane with me until recently. Canine Companions had a leadership conference in California, and our puppy was old enough and well-behaved, so we brought him along. Everyone at Southwest, from the customer service representatives on the phone to the crew on our planes, was wonderful. Newton had a great experience, and learning how to handle travel at a young age will help him if he becomes a service dog when he's older. We're so grateful for the partnership between Canine Companions for Independence and Southwest!
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