Service Dog Training Programs: Southeast

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Blue Ridge Assistance Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 8600 Smith Lane; Manassas, VA 20112
Phone: (703) 369-5878
Fax: (703) 369-5878
Website: blueridgeassistancedogs.org/
Dogs Trained: Service, Seizure, Social, Therapy
Area Served: VA, DC, MD, Children in all states

Canine Assistants, Inc.
Address: 3160 Francis Rd.; Milton, GA 30004
Phone: (770) 664-7178
Toll Free: 800-771-7221
Fax: (770) 664-7820
Website: www.canineassistants.org
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Seizure, Hearing
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally.

Canine Help of ZORRO’s Dynasty
Address: P.O. Box 10182; Blacksburg, VA 24062-0182
Phone: (540) 268-1331
Website: www.ofzorrosdynastychows.com
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Seizure, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Test and Provide ID, Help Select, Children (Based on the maturity of the child).
Comments: Train Dogs. Train nationally. Scheduling is severely limited. Can only take clients who are flexible in scheduling and able to travel to Virginia.

Carolina Canines for Service, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 12643; Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: (910) 362-8181
Fax: (910) 362-8184
Website: www.carolinacanines.org
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Take donations, Test and Provide ID, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. Facility located at 1200 N. 23rd Street; Suite 101; Wilmington, NC 28405.

Comprehensive Pet Therapy, Inc.
Address: 7274 Roswell Road; Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (770) 396-6433
Fax: (770) 396-6899
Website: www.cpt-training.com
Types of Animals Trained: Hearing, Mobility, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Train handler, Test and Provide ID, Apprenticeship, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally.

Cosby’s Therapy Animals, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 7837; Marietta, GA 30065-1837
Phone: (770) 735-3828
Fax: (770) 735-3828
TDD: (770) 735-3828
Email: cosbystherapyanimals@yahoo.com
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Test and Provide ID, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Place dogs nationally and internationally. Every situation receives individual consideration.

Fidos For Freedom, Inc.
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 5508; Laurel, MD 20726
Phone: (410) 880-4178; TDD (301) 570-7570
Fax: (301) 490-9061
Website: www.fidosforfreedom.org/
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing, Therapy
Area Served: 75 mile radius of Laurel, MD

Florida Dog Guides For The Deaf, Inc.
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P. O. Box 20662; Bradenton, FL 34204
Phone: (941) 748-8245
Fax: (941) 747-0969
Website: www.floridadogguidesftd.org/Index.html
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing
Area Served: Florida

Georgia Canines for Independence
Address: 6683 Bells Ferry Road, Suite H; Woodstock, GA 30189
Phone: (770) 926-0003
Fax: (770) 926-0003
Website: www.gcidogs.org/
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility, Seizure, Psychiatric
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Place dogs nationally.

Kids and Canines
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 3215 Nundy Rd.; Tampa, FL 33618
Phone: (813) 558-5406
Fax: (813) 975-7361
Website: www.kidsandcanines.org/
Dogs Trained: Service, Therapy
Area Served: Hillsborough County and surrounding area

New Horizons Service Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 1590 Laurel Park Court; Orange City, FL 32763
Phone: (386) 456-0408
Fax: (386) 456-0409
Website: www.newhorizonsservicedogs.org
Dogs Trained: Service, Social
Area Served: Florida

New Life Mobility Assistance Dogs
Address: P.O. Box 659; Moravian Falls, NC 28654
Phone: (336) 838-2215
Website: www.nlmad.org
Types of Animals Trained: Mobility
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Train handler, Take donations, Test and Provide ID, Children (8 yrs, based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. Most of the service dogs trained have been selected from local animal shelters.

Okada Specialty Guide Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: 7509 E. Saviors Path; Floral City, FL 34436
Phone: (540) 635-3937
TDD: Relay System
Website: http://www.okadadogs.com
Types of Animals Trained: Hearing, Guide, Seizure, Other
Services Provided: Take donations, Apprenticeship, Children
Comments: Provide services nationally. Also train Alzheimer’s, residential therapy, visiting therapy, companion, Happy Hound (a canine for kids with cancer). Also participate in educational public speaking events. Okada is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization. $50 application fee; once accepted into the program, all training for the human partner and the dog is free to the recipient.

Saint FrancisService Dogs
Assistance Dogs International-Full Member
Address: P.O. Box 19538; Roanoke, VA 24019
Phone: (540) 342-3647
Fax: (540) 324-0906
Dogs Trained: Service, Hearing, Social
Area Served: Virginia

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
Address: 4210 77th St. E.; Palmetto, FL 34221
Phone: (941) 729-5665
Fax: (941) 729-6646
Website: www.guidedogs.org
Types of Animals Trained: Guide
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities (for the blind with another disability).
Comments: Provide services nationally and internationally.

StarLight Assistance Animal Academy & Training Center
Address: P.O. Box 1026; Columbia, LA 71418-1026
Phone: (318) 235-7395
Types of Animals Trained: Hearing, Mobility, Seizures
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Train handler, Test and Provide ID, Children (6 yrs., based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally. Also provide Internet training.

Teammates Training Center
Address: 5205 Woodlane Dr.; Julian, NC 27283
Phone: (704) 455-3776
Types of Animals Trained: Hearing, Mobility
Services Provided: Multiple disabilities, Own animal, Train handler, Children (based on maturity of child).
Comments: Provide services nationally.

Please Note: Working Like Dogs (WLD) does not endorse, approve or recommend these sources, and omissions do not in any way indicate bias on the part of WLD. This list is supplied solely as a resource for the reader to investigate and is not intended to be exhaustive nor all-inclusive. Agencies, organizations and suppliers change and form on a continual basis. Please use this list as a starting place for your own research.