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Service & Assistance Dogs
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4 Paws for Ability
At 4 Paws For Ability, Inc. we are breaking through the boundaries. We provide a wide range of funding options. We have no eligibility requirements beyond a physician statement that the person requesting a service dog has a disability as defined by the American’s with disabilities act of 1990. We find creative, innovative means of assisting people with severe disabilities with solutions for handling the dog. LOCATED IN Xenia, Ohio.
937-374- 0385
Ohio, USA
 
Amazing Tails, LLC.
Amazing Tails, LLC, Inc. is a Delaware non-profit corporation dedicated to the training of Service Dogs to assist people with physical disabilities. Founded by Joan Bussard and Siobhan Fromm, this corporation provides dogs to assist with a variety of disabilities, including service dogs, support dogs, hearing dogs and seizure-alert dogs.
jbussard@epix.net
717-529-6875
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Arf Kids
A none profit organization that provides service dogs for disabled and terminally ill children. By providing a Pet Assisted Therapy or Service Dog Candidate Puppy to Special Needs children, ages 8-18, that will be specifically trained by the recipient family, with assistance from ARFkids, to aid in the improvement of the quality of life of the child.
info@arfkids.com
936-545-0471
Texas, USA
 
Assistance Dogs of America
ADAI pairs individuals and highly trained dogs to help maximize the independence of persons with disabilities. For over 20 years, ADAI service dogs have helped transform the lives of individuals. From children with muscular dystrophy and spina bifada to adults with cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries, our dogs provide their owners with self-reliance, greater self confidence and self-esteem.and most importantly, a chance to live their lives to their fullest potential.
419-825-3622
Ohio, USA
 
Canine Companions
Canine Companions for Independence provides assistance dogs to those people with developmental or physical disabilities who can demonstrate that a Canine Companion will enhance their independence or quality of life. CCI dogs are provided at virtually no cost to the graduates. All the expenses of breeding, raising, and training a Canine Companion is funded through private donations.
800-572-2275
California, USA
 
Canine Partners For Life
Canine Partners For Life (CPL) trains and places assistance dogs with individuals with mobility impairments to help increase their independence and quality of life. CPL has several types of assistance dogs in its program including service dogs, seizure alert dogs, home companions and residential (community) companions.
info@k94life.org
610-869-4902
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Canine Support Teams
Canine Support Teams (CST) is a California based non-profit organization that provides specially trained dogs to people with disabilities other than blindness. Service dogs are placed with people who use wheelchairs, walkers, crutches or canes. Located in southern California, servicing the nation.
cstmain@caninesupportteams.org
951-301-3625
California, USA
 
Champ Assistance Dogs
C.H.A.M.P., Inc. serves children and adults who have physical disabilities. They raise, train, and place our very special service dogs to provide companionship and offer assistance with activities of daily living. They also provide disability awareness education and therapy dog teams to the St. Louis, Missouri area.
314-653-9466
Missouri, USA
 
Circle Tail, Inc.
Circle Tail is a non-profit organization located on the north east side of Cincinnati, Ohio. This organization was established in 1997 to provide high quality assistance dogs to people with mobility, hearing, neurologic or psychiatric disabilities, provide facility dogs to retirement centers and to provide a better quality of life for unwanted domestic and farm animals at our shelter or through adoption.
info@circletail.org
513-877-3325
Ohio, USA
 
Colorado Service Dogs, Inc.
Colorado Services Dogs, Inc. (CSD) is a non-profit organization established to train and provide rescued dogs to assist people who have disabilities in leading more independent lives at work, at home and at school. These dogs become an extension of their owners and bring security, freedom, independence and relief from social isolation to their human partners.
info@coservicedogs.com
Colorado, USA
 
Diamond In The Ruff Medical Dogs
The only Canadian organization that provides their services to both Canadians and Americans of all ages. They do not have a waiting list nor eligibility requirements beyond a physician statement that the person requires a medical service dog. They specialize in Balance dogs and cross mobility medical dogs customizing each dogs training to correspond to each clients unique challenges giving them the confidence and mobility they seek. They will coach you through training your own medical dog or assist you in finding the right dog whether it be a purebred, mutt or rescue.
416-249-8910
Canada
 
Eagles Wings Service Dogs
Eagles' Wings Service Dogs mission is to increase the independence and improve the quality of life for individuals with various physical limitations by providing homeless animals of the Lycoming County S.P.C.A. who are trained for service. We believe that by training selected shelter dogs to assist individuals both the dog and the individual benefit by gaining greater independence, and becoming contributing members of the community.
470-433-9065
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Fidos for Freedom, Inc.
Fidos For Freedom, Inc. is run by a dedicated group of volunteers who strive to increase the quality of life for people living in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan community through the use of: hearing dogs; service dogs; and therapy dogs. A non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.
office@fidosforfreedom.org
410-880-4178
Maryland, USA
 
Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.
Freedom Service Dogs rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to assist people with mobility impairments. Donates trained service dogs to clients, teaches the client to work with their dog, and provides lifetime support for the client-dog team.
303-922-6231
Colorado, USA
 
Great Plains Assistance Dogs Foundation
Assisting physically challenged individuals gain greater independence and autonomy through the use of a trained and certified assistance dog, and to do so without adding excessive financial burden to those utilizing our program. They use thoroughly tested and trained dogs as the vehicle to accomplish this purpose. Physically challenged individuals are the focus, assistance dogs the tool.
info@greatplainsdogs.com
877-737-8364
North Dakota, USA
 
Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota
Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota is dedicated to helping Minnesotans who are deaf , hard-of-hearing, or disabled to become more independent and self-confident by pairing them with specially trained assistance dogs. The program carefully selects homeless dogs, often from local animal shelters, and trains them during a training period that last four months for Hearing Dogs and six months or more for Service Dogs. The dog, professional training and interpreting services, obedience instruction, medical care, food and supplies are given to qualified applicants at no charge.
info@hsdm.org
(612) 729-5986
Minnesota, USA
 
Helping Paws
Helping Paws is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the independence of people with physical disabilities (other than blindness or deafness) through the use of service dogs. Founded with the help of the Center to Study the Human-Animal Relationship & Environment (CENSHARE) at the University of Minnesota, Helping Paws has been a part of the Minnesota community for more than a decade -- and part of Northeastern Wisconsin since the Fall of 2000.
info_general@helpingpaws.org
952-988-9359
Minnesota, USA
 
Lions Foundation of Canada
Lions Foundation of Canada is the only Dog Guide school of its kind in North America. In addition to training Dog Guides for people who are blind or visually impaired, the Foundation is unique in that it also trains Dog Guides to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing and other medically and physically limiting disabilities. All programs are offered at no charge to the client, but future care and maintenance become the responsibility of the Dog Guide recipient.
info@dogguides.com
800-768-3030
Canada
 
National Service Dogs
National Service Dogs (NSD) is a non-profit, registered charity that trains assistance dogs for Canadians with disabilities. It was founded in 1996 by Chris and Heather Fowler and Danielle Forbes, all experienced, professional Assistance Dog Trainers. NSD's goal is to allow disabled children and adults to lead more independent lives, and to overcome challenges they may encounter. National Service Dogs is proud to be the first Canadian Assistance Dog School to successfully pair dogs with children who have Autism. Clients as young as five have been matched with dogs specifically trained to meet their specific needs and challenges.
519-623-4188
Canada
 
Neads
NEADS trains all breeds and mixed breeds of dogs to help people who are deaf or physically disabled live more independently. Nearly 100% of hearing dogs are rescued from animal shelters throughout New England. Most service dogs are donated as puppies by breeders throughout the country. Most service dogs are Golden or Labrador retrievers, however, many other breeds are also suitable. Any dog "with the right stuff" can partner with a person to provide independence and companionship by reducing physical and social barriers.
978-422-9064
Massachusetts, USA
 
New Horizons Service Dogs
New Horizons Service Dogs is a non-profit organization that partners trained dogs with the disabled, mostly in the area of wheelchair and mobility assistance. They are located in central Florida, but have puppyraisers in several states.
NewHorizons@cfl.rr.com
386-456-0408
Florida, USA
 
Pacific Assistance Dog Society
PADS is a charitable, non-profit organization located in Burnaby, B.C. and serving people in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. PADS’ mission is to raise and train dogs for people who are facing the daily challenges of life with a disability other than blindness, in order to provide a greater level of independence and an enhanced quality of live.
604-527-0556
British Columbia, Canada
 
Paws With A Cause
Paws With A Cause® trains Assistance Dogs nationally for people with disabilities and provides lifetime team support which encourages independence. PAWS® promotes awareness through education.
800-253-7297
Michigan, USA
 
Paws'itive Teams, Inc.
Paws'itive Teams is a non-profit organization that provides service dogs for persons with disabilities, enabling these persons to live more independent lives and to achieve an enhanced quality of life. Service dogs are trained to meet the specific needs of the individual and provide lifetime team support following placement.
paws@pawsteams.org
858-279-7297
California, USA
 
Retrieving Independence, Inc.
Retrieving Independence trains and places highly skilled dogs to assist people with disabilities enhancing their lives and bringing increased independence and enabling self-sufficiency. Retrieving Independence, Inc. is registered as a 501(c)3 corporation. Their 2000 square foot training facility is located on 5 acres in a beautiful rural setting in Perry County, Tennessee.
info@retrievingindependence.org
931-589-3838
Tennessee, USA
 
Service Dogs for Humanity, Inc.
Each specially trained Service Dog is teamed with an individual Student based on the Student's physical needs and his or her personality and lifestyle. Our dogs are taught tasks such as opening and closing doors, turning lights on and off, picking up dropped objects, counter exchanges at stores and banks, pulling wheelchairs, and more. LOCATED IN EUGENE, ORGEGON.
(541) 744-5738
 
Service Dogs of Virginia
Service Dogs Of Virginia The purpose of our organization is to acquire, train, and place Service Dogs with qualifed disabled individuals; we are committed to helping individuals with disabilities to achieve greater personal independence through the use of highly trained Service Dogs. We serve any disability that requires the use of a wheelchair full or part time, or that involves balance or motor coordination. We are particularly interested in serving the needs of children who are old enough to manage a dog independently, or who can manage a dog with limited help from an adult.
(434) 295-9503
 
SIT
Supporting & Independence through Teamwork places and trains assistance dogs for people with physical disabilities. Our dogs are specifically trained to meet not only the physical needs of our clients (IE assistance with light switches, dressing, balance, doors, etc...), but also to emotionally connect and interact with their human partners (IE identify withdrawn behavior or anxiety and provide grounding behaviors).
dietz@sitservicedogs.com
(618) 426- 5666
Illinois, USA
 
Support Dogs, Inc.
Helps people with special needs achieve an improved quality of life through the use of assistance dogs. The organization trains street-certified assistance dogs for people 18 years-of-age and older. Their Touch program partners dogs with children and youth younger than 18 years of age.
(314) 997-2325
 
Susquehanna Service Dogs
Assistance dogs are specially trained dogs that include Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, and Hearing Dogs. We also train special Therapy Dogs. PLEASE NOTE that Susquehanna Service Dogs places dogs only within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and selected out-of-state locations.
 
Tender Loving Canines
Tender Loving Canines, Assistance Dogs, TLCAD, is a nonprofit organization 501(c)3 that provides custom trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities. TLCAD teams trainer, dog and disabled handler during the development of each dog so that the dog is trained specifically to the needs of the handler. This team persists for the working life of the dog. SERVICE AREA IS LIMITED TO SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
760-736-4852
 
Texas Hearing and Service Dogs
Goals- To bring greater independence to people living with disabilities through partnership with a working dog To provide abandoned and unwanted dogs renewed lives of love and service To provide the dogs and training free of charge to recipients. LOCATED IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
(512) 891-9090
 
VetDogs
Helping those who have served our country honorably to live with dignity and independence whether they are visually impaired or have other special needs, by using guide dogs, service dogs, and innovative technologies.
info@vetdogs.org
866-838-3647
New Jersey, USA
 
WAGS
The Wisconsin Academy of Graduate Service Dogs, Inc. promotes independence for people with cognitive or physical disability by providing highly skilled service, social, and specialty dogs. Located in Madison, Wi.
608-250-WAGS (9247)
 
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