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Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities
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Contributor(s):: Sandra Walther, Mariko Yamamoto, Abigail Paige Thigpen, Anaissa Garcia, Neil H. Willits, Lynette A. Hart
Dogs’ roles to support people with disabilities are increasing. Existing U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to the use of dogs for people with disabilities are only minimally enforced. Pushback legislation against some aspects of uses of assistance dogs currently is being passed or...
Contributor(s):: Sherry Steine Ross
For those applying for a Facility Dog or Companion Dog – please email us to request an application and it will be emailed to you.For those applying for a PTSD or Psychiatric Service Dog, Diabetic Alert Dog, Hearing Dog, or Autism Service Dog, Mobility Assist Dog please follow...
The role of assistance dogs in society
Contributor(s):: Hilary M. Audrestch, Chantelle T. Whelan, David Grice, Lucy Asher, Gary C.W. England, Sarah L. Freeman
Assistance dogs are specially trained to undertake a variety of tasks to help individuals with disabilities. This review gives an overview of the different types of assistance dogs in the UK, including guide dogs, hearing dogs, mobility assistance dogs, service dogs and dual purpose dogs. The...
Cancer detection dogs
Contributor(s):: Cook, Andy
The Sam Simon Foundation
The Sam Simon Foundation, located on the California coast, offers a wide variety of services including assistance dogs, career change dogs, pet visitations, and dog adoptions. They also have a Mobile Veterinary Clinic that provides services for pets such as spaying, neutering,...
Support Dogs, Inc.
We area national nor-for-profit organization that offers dignity, hope, and independence by providing highly skilled assistance dogs to individuals with disabilities, and uniquely trained therapy dogs to serve the community.
Lions Hearing Dogs
Lions hearing dogs have transformed the lives of hundreds of Australians. They give their owners the opportunity to become more independent and are loyal companions for many years.
Dogs In Service
Dogs In Service believes that dogs and humans can have a special bond that promotes a working relationship. Years ago (and in some places even now) dogs had the opportunity to do what they were bred to do. Dogs worked with man all day guarding or herding sheep, hunting, pulling a wagon etc.Dogs...
Canine Assistance Rehabilitation Education & Services (CARES, Inc.)
The largest specialty service CARES has to offer is the provision of canine assistants to people across the United States. This aspect is what makes CARES so unique among other canine assistance schools. CARES is one of the only schools that acts as a center for independent living, which is the...
Relationship between Deaf Identity and D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals' Attitudes toward Hearing Dog Use
| Contributor(s):: Miller, Cara Anne
New Hope Assistance Dogs, Inc.
A charitable organization dedicated to enabling dogs to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and to educate the general public.
Circle Tail, Inc.
Circle Tail's mission is to provide service and hearing dogs for people with disabilities at no cost to the individual. We also provide dogs for adoption, as well as offer dog obedience training, behavior management, educational programs, and boarding services.
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2013 Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Person Marathon Relay, Urban 10 Miler and 5K
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS)
NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services) (also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), is a non-profit organization that was established in 1976 to provide canine assistance for people who are deaf or have a disability. These assistance dogs become an extension of their...
International Hearing Dog, Inc.
International Hearing Dog, Inc. rescues dogs from local animal shelters, trains them to assist the hearing impaired then places them with recipients throughout the US and Canada free of charge.Each dog is hand selected and placed by an IHDI trainer. Once the Hearing Dog has been placed, IHDI...
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.
Definitions of animals used in healthcare settings
| Contributor(s):: James T Mills, Arthur F Yeager
With the exception of maggot debridement and medicinal leech therapy, active and passive medical interventionsusing a live animal are defined by the human-animal bond. Encounters center on the dynamic and interactive relationship between humans and animals to provide psychological or physical...
The human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Blackshaw, J. K.