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Freedom Service Dogs of America

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Freedom Service Dogs is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom training them for individual client needs. Clients include children, veterens and active duty soldiers, and other adults. Their disabilities include Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, Mulitple Sclerocis, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Freedom Service Dogs has received numerous commendations, national press features, and government resolutions in support of our innovative work. We were founded in 1987 and have been running successfully for 26 years.

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Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Location Englewood, CO
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Brain injuries
  4. Developmental disabilities
  5. Disabilities
  6. Dogs
  7. Mammals
  8. Musculoskeletal diseases
  9. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  10. Service animals
  11. training programs