Service Dogs in the Best of the Web Directory

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4 Paws For Ability

Trains and places service animals to provide companionship and facilitate independent living among people with disabilities.

Assistance Dogs International

Coalition of organizations that train, place, and set standards for service dogs. Includes specific functions, chapters, member programs, access and laws, glossary, and FAQs.

Assistance Dogs of the West (ADW)

ADW service dogs learn a minimum of 90 commands, and successful graduates are placed with clients to help overcome mobility, emotional and psychiatric challenges caused by disease, trauma or environment.

Canine Assistants

Nonprofit group trains service dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities or other special needs.

Canine Companions for Independence

Site presents the organization's programs, history, leadership, and membership application .

Canine Partners For Life

Offers trained assistance dogs to individuals with mobility impairments.

Canines For Disabled Kids

Promotes independence and enhances lives of children with disabilities through giving access to trained assistance dogs.

Dog AID (Assistance In Disability)

National voluntary organization providing physically handicapped people with trained assistance dogs.

ECAD

Enabling people with disabilities to gain independence with the help specially trained service dogs.

Fidos for Freedom, Inc.

Non-profit volunteer organization in the Baltimore-Washington metro area provides service, hearing, assistance, and therapy dogs. Gives background, programs, resources, news, and events.

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners

Nonprofit organization represents and supports people partnered with guide, hearing, and service dogs. Gives history, projects, and details on advocacy, issues, laws, and disability resources.

NEADS (Dogs For Deaf and Disabled Americans)

Nonprofit organization trains and provides rescued dogs and donated puppies to deaf and physically disabled people.

Operation Freedom Paws

An organization that empowers veterans to restore their own independence by teaching them how to train their own service dog. http://www.facebook.com/OperationFreedomPaws Opfreedompaws

Pacific Assistance Dogs

Charitable nonprofit organization raises and trains dogs for people with physical disabilities to give independent and enhanced life.

Paws with a Cause

Offers trained service, hearing, seizure response, and service dogs for children with Autism. Covers background, resources, and application process.

Peanut Detector Dogs

Trains dogs to be alert to peanuts and peanut residue in order to protect people who have a peanut allergy. Also available are narcotics, arson, and termite detection dogs. Includes photo gallery and company information.

Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society)

International non-profit helps people acquire therapy, service, and companion animals. Describes history, mission, therapy and service animals, pets, online courses, and ways to help.

Power Paws Assistance Dogs

Provides trained assistance dogs to help adults and kids with disabilities.

Sam Simon Foundation

Rescues and trains dogs from California shelters as hearing dogs and service dogs for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Includes program details, eligibility, news, and adoptable dogs.

The Service Dog Academy

Seattle, WA, training facility that helps owners train their own medical alert service dog to mitigate their disability. Offers information on training philosophy, classes, FAQ, and diabetic alert training. Also offers pet dog training. http://www.facebook.com/ServiceDogAcademy servicedogacdmy

Shepherds For Lost Sheep

A nonprofit organization formed to breed, raise and train German Shepherd Dogs and/or identify suitable rescue dog candidates for the express purpose of being used as Psychiatric Service Dogs by veterans. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shepherds-For-Lost-Sheep-Inc/183056028453175

Southeastern Guide Dogs

Offers guide dogs free of charge. Includes school information, news and events. Based in Palmetto, Florida.

Support Dogs

Nonprofit agency in St. Louis helps people with special needs in attaining an improved life through having assistant dogs and pet-assisted therapy.

Texas Hearing and Service Dogs

Trains service and hearing dogs to assist people with disabilities.

Vets Helping Heroes

Created for veterans needing assistance with daily life activities to connect them with K-9's from the VetDogs program.

Wolf Packs Service Dogs Directory

Lists service dog training schools throughout the United States.

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