Service dog helps volunteers clean up environment

September is National Service Dog Recognition month and we are recognizing a furry friend that has been paired up with someone working to clean up the environment.

Service dogs graduate from ECAD program

Service dogs in Winchester just graduated; they're ready for a job they've been training their whole lives for. 

National Hug Your Dog Day

What could be better to break up the work week than a pile of puppies? April 10th is National Hug Your Dog Day. Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities is helping News 8 celebrate with service dogs in training. 

Need for service dogs greater than ever for veterans with PTSD

WINSTED, Conn (WTNH)–June kicks of PTSD awareness month. Step inside the center for Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities or ECAD in Winsted and you’ll see some unusual but essential dog training. Running on the treadmill. Opening refrigerators and dryer doors. Responding to alarms and getting help. Even brushing teeth. “So they have to brush their […]

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