Service Animals and Companion Dogs
Information & Assistance
Animal Providers & Trainers
- 4 Paws for Ability
Accepts anyone who has a disability as defined by the Americans of Disabilities act of 1990 and specialize in finding creative solutions for people who have severe disabilities. We accept children of any age and have formed a team placement where the dog is certified to the parent and child as a three person team.
- Arf Kids - Service Dogs for Special Kids
To provide disabled and terminally ill children Service Dog candidates that will be specifically trained to assist in the improvement of the quality of life and accessibility of the child.
- Assistance Dog Institute
The Assistance Dog Institute offers quality instruction in human and canine
studies to postsecondary students worldwide interested in furthering their
knowledge of themselves and the role of the dog with human society.
- Assistance Dogs International
- Assistance Dogs of America - Ohio
Locate, train and place special, highly skilled service and therapy dogs with
disabled adults and children, helping our clients become more independent and
providing them with a renewed sense of freedom.
- Canine Companions for Independence
Canine Companions for Independence pioneered the concept of training specially-bred dogs to help people with disabilities other than blindness.
- Freedom Guide Dogs
Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind breeds, raises, trains and places dogs to guide the blind through a special program of "Hometown Training."
- The Guide Horse Foundation
Committed to delivering Guide Horses at no cost to the blind, relying on un-paid
volunteers and charitable donations to pay all travel and housing expenses for
the blind handler's on-site training.
- Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Dedicated to enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom to travel safely
- Helping Hands: Monkey
Helpers for the Disabled
A national nonprofit serving quadriplegic and other people with severe spinal
cord injuries or mobility-impairments by providing highly trained monkeys to
assist with daily activities. As live-in companions, our monkey helpers provide
20-30 years of service, bringing the gifts of independence, companionship,
dignity and hope to the people they help.
- International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people
partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.
- Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence
Formed to educate, raise funds and to seek puppy raisers for Canine Companions
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