Helpful Links

Helpful Links

Assistance Dogs International

Assistance Dogs International, Inc. is a coalition of members representing organizations and individuals training and placing Assistance Dogs. The purpose of ADI is to improve the areas of training, placement, and utilization of Assistance Dogs. In 2002, Canine Companions for Independence became the first member agency to earn full accreditation for meeting or exceeding all ADI standards. We were also the first to be reaccredited in 2007.


International Association of Assistance Dog Partners A non-profit cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing, and service dogs.


U.S. Department of Justice ADA Americans with Disabilities Act information, resources, and updates U.S. government Web site contains vast array of resources for individuals with disabilities, including information about health, housing, education, transportation, recreation and employment. See Commonly Asked Questions about service dogs in places of business.

Canines for Disabled Kids

Canines for Disabled Kids supports the creation of child-canine service teams to promote independence and social awareness. They strive to promote education and awareness on service dogs for children by traveling the country to talk to students of all grade levels, civic groups, religious groups, and businesses about assistance dogs. 

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