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Guest speaker, Bonita M. “Bonnie” Bergin

Guest speaker, Bonita M. “Bonnie” Bergin

Title: Advancing the human-canine partnership through research and education Dr. Bonita Bergin invented the concept of the Service Dog to assist people with mobility impairments in 1975. At that time she founded Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), the first nonprofit to train and place Service Dogs. After leaving CCI In 1991, Dr. Bergin founded the […]