D.O.B. April 22, 2017

Weight: 60 lbs

Breed: Labrador/Golden Retriever Mix

Trained by: Canine Companions for Independence

Hobbies: Fetch, bowl, and play with dog toys of any kind

Who is Athens?

Facility Dog Athens was one of ten puppies born to his mother on April 22, 2017. Athens was born in Santa Rosa, California and raised in Florida.

Athens was placed with Elizabeth in August, 2019 by Canine Companions for Independence®.

Athens is a service trained facility dog that works with clients in a criminal justice setting. Athens uses his commands and behaviors to mitigate the stress and anxiety of crime victims, witnesses, and others during all stages of the legal proceedings including accompaniment during interviews and court hearings.