Kimi Rose Audio Slideshow

SMU junior Elise LaGrone took the initiative to bring Pups for Ponies, an organization that raises Canine Companion for Independence service dogs, to SMU’s campus. The biggest challenge, though, might be raising a puppy herself. Paulie, her CCI dog-in-training, accompanies her everywhere and anywhere, learning tricks and obedience skills that he can use once he’s someone’s companion.