Service Dog Training Programs: Northeast

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Canine Hearing Companions, Inc
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 247 E. Forest Grove Rd.; Vineland, NJ 08360
Phone: (856) 696-3668 V/TTY
Fax: (856) 696-5405
Dogs Trained: Hearing, Seizure, Therapy
Other: Medical Alert
Area Served: NJ PA DE

Canine Helpers For The Handicapped, Inc.
Address: 5699 Ridge Road; Lockport, New York 14094
Phone: (716) 433-4035
Fax: (716) 433-4035
TDD: (716) 433-4035
Website: caninehelpers.org/
Types of Animals Trained: Guide, Hearing, Mobility, Seizure, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Train handler, Take donations, Test and Provide ID, Apprenticeship, Children (6 yrs., based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally and internationally.

Canine Partners For Life
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Physical Address: 334 Faggs Manor Road; Cochranville, PA 19330-0170
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 170; Cochranville, PA 19330-0170
Phone: (610) 869-4902
Fax: (610) 869-9785
Website: www.k94life.org
Dogs Trained: Service, Seizure, Social
Area Served: 250 mile radius of facility/ will consider U.S.

Canine Working Companions, Inc.
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 2128 Syracuse, NY 13220-2128
Phone/Fax: (315) 656-3301
Website: canineworkingcompanions.org/cwc_graphical/index.htm
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing, Therapy
Area Served: NY state excluding Buffalo & NYC

East Coast Assistance Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 831; Torrington, CT 06790
Phone: (860) 489-6550
Fax: (860) 489-3791
Website: www.ecad1.org
Dogs Trained: Service, Social
Area Served: CT, NY, MA, FL, OH, NJ, RI

Fidos For Freedom, Inc.
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 5508; Laurel, MD 20726
Phone: (410) 880-4178; TDD (301) 490-4005
Fax: (301) 490-9061
Website: www.fidosforfreedom.org/
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing, Therapy
Area Served: 75 mile radius of Laurel, MD

The Gift of Sunshine, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 246; Center Valley, PA 18034
Phone: (610) 554-8725
Website: www.thegiftofsunshine.org
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Other
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Take donations, Test and Provide ID, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. Helped develop the Parkinson’s Walker Dog program at Independence Dogs, Inc. where I was Master Trainer for 7 years. I continue to train Parkinson’s Walker Dogs.

Guide Dog Foundation For The Blind, Inc.
Address: 371 East Jericho Turnpike; Smithtown, NY 11787-2976
Phone: (800) 548-4337
Fax: (631) 930-9009
Website: www.guidedog.org
Types of Animals Trained: Guide
Services Provided: Take donations, Children (14 yrs., based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally and in Brazil, Canada, Israel, and Mexico.

Guiding Eyes For The Blind
Address: 611 Granite Springs Rd.; Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: (914) 245-4024
Toll Free: (800) 942-0149
Fax: (914) 245-1609
Website: www.guiding-eyes.org
Types of Animals Trained: Guide
Services Provided: Children (16 yrs., based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally and in Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South America, Switzerland.

HELPERDOGS Training and Equipment
Address: P.O. Box 7724; Wilmington, DE 19803-0724
Website: www.helperdogs.us
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Train handler, Donations, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. For owners/trainers too far to travel for training sessions, I will consult and guide via AOL instant messaging, ICQ, email, or phone.

National Education Of Assistance Dog Services, Inc. (NEADS)
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 213; West Boylston, MA 01583
Phone: (978) 422-9064
TDD: (978) 422-9064
Fax: (978) 422-3255
Website: www.neads.org
Types of Animals Trained: Hearing, Mobility, Other.
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Take donations, Apprenticeship, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. Also train social dogs for children.

Puppies Behind Bars, Inc.
Address: 10 East 40th Street, 19th Floor; New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 680-9562
Fax: (212) 689-9330
Website: www.puppiesbehindbars.com
Types of Animals Trained: Guide
Services Provided: Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally and in Canada and France.

The Seeing Eye
Address: P.O. Box 375; Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
Phone: (973) 539-4425
Fax: (973) 539-0922
Website: www.seeingeye.org
Types of Animals Trained: Guide
Services Provided: Children (16 yrs.)
Comments: Provide services nationally and Canada.

Susquehanna Service Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 3700 Vartan Way; Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 599-5920
Fax: (717) 541-5233
Website: www.keystonehumanservices.org/ssd/
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing, Social
Area Served: PA and surrounding area

UDS Service Dog Programs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 1901 Olde Homestead Lane; P.O. Box 10485; Lancaster, PA 17605-0485
Phone: (717) 397-1841
Fax: (717) 293-1595
Website: www.udservices.org
Dogs Trained: Service
Area Served: areas surrounding Lancaster PA

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