Canine Companions: Conner and Charlie

Canine Companions: Conner and Charlie
Local News

By Melanie Wong

ESTES PARK — Conner, of Estes Park, is an 11-year-old boy with big, brown eyes and a big, bright smile. Like many of his peers, he loves video games, baseball, fishing and art. However, what sets Conner apart is that he was born missing most of his fingers. Although dexterity can be a challenge, Conner’s biggest obstacle is self-confidence. With the sensitive teenage years fast approaching, Conner’s parents worried that his self-consciousness would worsen. They decided to apply for an assistance dog for Conner from Canine Companions for Independence. Canine Companions is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of …

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