Xander the Wonder Dog — Awards & Special Recognition

Xander’s Awards

American Kennel Club’s Award for Canine Excellence
Therapy Dog Honoree

Xander was awarded as AKC ACE’s Therapy Dog (Dogs certified to provide affection and comfort to those in need) in 2014. 

The Awards for Canine Excellence celebrate canine heroes in appreciation for the inspiring ways in which they contribute to our lives. Each year, five loyal, hard-working dogs are commemorated for making significant contributions to an individual or their communities. One award will be given in each of the following five categories:

  • Uniformed Service K-9
  • Search and Rescue Dog 
  • Therapy Dog 
  • Service Dog 
  • Exemplary Companion