make people feel good & Pets help people
have mobility, hearing or vision impairments
has ever owned a pet knows of the tremendous love and acceptance pets bring.
Pets don't care how we look or even how we act; they love
us unconditionally. For people who are in challenging life situations,
pets can be of special benefit.
Here are a few
listings of organizations with their mailing address and web page. Many of
them have links to other organizations.
|Amazing Tails Service Dogs
|American Dog Trainers Network
- Service And Assistance Dogs
|The Bright &
Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc.
The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs,
Inc. evaluates, tests, trains, qualifies and supports therapy dogs. Teams
passing the screening and evaluation can register with the group to get insurance
coverage, guidance and support and other benefits. Training classes to enhance
visit skills are also available.
|Canine Partners For Life
Canine Partners For Life places service dogs
to assist individuals with mobility impairments, service dogs which focus
on seizure alert assistance, home companion dogs, and residential community
companion dogs. Box 170, Cochranville PA 19330-0170
Phone: (610) 869-4902 ~ Fax: (610)
Service dogs can be trained to perform many tasks
to improve a disabled persons independence and quality of life as well as
become a loving and empathetic companion. Quality Canines can train dogs for
physically disabled, hearing impaired, or blind. As a private trainer we
can be very flexible and creative in training dogs to meet your specific needs.
We can, in many cases, train for multiple disabilities. Delta Society 289
Perimeter Road East Renton, WA 98055-1329 tel: (800) 869-6898
fax: (206) 808-7601
|Dr. P's Assistance Dog Training
|Guide Dogs for the
Provides Guide Dogs and training to visually
impaired people throughout the United States and Canada. Their dogs and services
are free to those they serve thanks to the generosity of donors and support
of volunteers.P.O. Box 151200 San Rafael, California 94915-1200 (800) 295-4050
Provides professionally trained guide dogs and
instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired individuals,
so they may pursue their goals of independence and greater mobility. 13445
Glenoaks Blvd., Sylmar, CA 9134, (818) 362-5834
|Guiding Eyes for
the Blind, Inc.
611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
10598 Tel: 800-942-0149
Assistance Dogs Foundation
Assist physically challenged individuals to gain greater independence and
autonomy by the use of a trained and certified assistance dog, without adding
excessive financial burden to those in their program.
of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing
people partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.
|Loving Paws Assistance
non-profit organization that trains dogs to assist
children nationwide who are physically disabled. While the majority of Loving
Paws placements are with children with spinal cord injuries, Loving Paws also
provides Service and Social Dogs to children with Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral
Palsy, Spina Bifida, and other disabilities.
|NEADS (National Education
for Assistance Dog Services, Inc.)
non profit organization established to provide
Hearing and Service Dogs for people who are deaf or who use wheelchairs
AIDE DOG FOUNDATION
non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion
of aide dog awareness.
With A Cause Link
Paws With A Cause® trains Assistance
Dogs nationally for people with disabilities and provides lifetime support
which encourages independence. PAWS® promotes awareness through education.
PAWS WITH A CAUSE® National Headquarters , 4646 South Division, Wayland,
Michigan 49348 1-800-253-PAWS (TDD/VOICE)
Home of the service dog support.
|Seizure Alert Dogs
|The Seeing Eye
Founded in 1929 the school's mission is: "to
enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through
the use of Seeing Eye dogs." It has no branches or affiliates. The Seeing
Eye serves qualified blind persons from throughout the United States and
Canada. The Seeing Eye, Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, N.J. 07963-0375
(973) 539-4425 FAX (973) 539-0922
Dogs Web Links