Fidos for Freedom, Inc
Fidos For Freedom, Inc. (Fidos) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization located at 1200 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, Maryland. Founded in 1987, the organization has been a constant in the region for the last 25 years, providing Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs to communities within a 75-mile...
A New Leash on Life, Inc
A New Leash on Life, Inc. is an Oklahoma-based organization that changes people’s lives by utilizing the special abilities of Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs. Our Service Dog and Therapy Dog training programs help Oklahomans with a variety of special needs to live more independently, develop...
Retrieving Independence, Inc. (RI) is a nonprofit organization started in 2006 to train and place highly skilled service dogs to assist in "retrieving independence" for people with mobility disabilities, seizure disorders and children with Autism. Our dogs meet or exceed standards set...
Paws 4 Love - Reno
Thank you for your interest in PAWS 4 LOVE and canine therapy. This website is intended to assist you should you decide to pursue the type of community service offered by Paws 4 Love. The information is intended to help you prepare yourself and your dog for the registration process and becoming...
Pets and People Foundation
The Pets & People Foundation, Inc. offers pet-assisted therapy to residents of nursing homes, assisted living homes, special needs facilities, half-way houses, some children's facilities, and some senior daycare centers and hospitals.Founded in 1985, our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization–run...
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.
Can Do Canines
Can Do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs. We envision a future in which every person who needs and wants an assistance dog can have one.
Citadel Canine Society
The mission at Citadel Canine is two-fold:1. We often use rescue dogs saved from animal shelters, that otherwise might not have a very promising future, and,2. We train and test these dogs, following strict and proven protocols, and then provide service or companion dogs at no charge to new...
C.H.A.M.P Assistance Dogs
C.H.A.M.P. Assistance Dogs, Inc. is a nonprofit organization which places skilled service dogs with people who have disabilities. We also provide our community with a disability awareness education program, therapy dog teams, and a reading program utilizing dogs.C.H.A.M.P. Assistance Dogs, Inc....
Eyes Ears Nose and Paws (eenp)
Eyes Ears Nose and Paws is a nonprofit organization that trains and places assistance dogs. Our programs create a healthier community by increasing independence for individuals with disabling medical conditions, improving opportunities for individual control over medical care, and encouraging...
With passion, purpose, and integrity, Canine Angels Service Teams (CAST) raises and trains exceptional dogs for children with special needs, promoting the child’s independence and providing a better quality of life through a canine connection.Canine Angels Service Teams is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
The Mission of the paws4people foundation is to enhance the lives of Active-duty Service Members, Veterans, Inmates (Federal & State), Children/Students, and Seniors by utilizing the “Special Powers” of canine companionship and service displayed by highly trained Assistance Dogs, through...
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.
Paws with a Cause
Paws With A Cause® enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities nationally through custom-trained Assistance Dogs. PAWS® increases awareness of the rights and roles of Assistance Dog Teams through education and advocacy.
Our Mission:To promote independence, freedom, health, & dignity for seniors & people with disabilities through the use of trained dogs.
Kindred Canines in Motion (K.I.M)
The K.I.M. Program is a non-profit 501c3 with a unique mission: Through mobile, in-home veterinary care, support will be provided to disabled Americans, homebound elderly, and American veterans who depend on an assistance animal to live active, productive lives. The K.I.M. Program’s objectives...
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.
People with MS are Going to the Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Anne-Elizabeth Straub
Article on Assistance Dogs written for the National MS Society's monthly magazine,then titled INSIDE MS. (The same publication is now called MOMENTUM.The article appeared in April/ May edition, 2005.
Jun 24 2013
Clicker Training in Guide Dog Programs