takes advantage of laws meant to help the disabled for personal gain.

See the detailed discussion of her crimes against the disabled on our forum


International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
Assistance Dogs International

Training Standards
Delta's Minimum Standards for Service Dogs is available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (222K)
Assistance Dogs International's minimum standards for member programs
IAADP's minimum standards for member programs*
*Note: these are the minimum training hours with a professional program service dog trainer and do not reflect the amount of training required of an owner-trainer or private trainer who is not extensively experienced with the training of service dogs.

Veterinary assistance
International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (existing members only)
Silver's Fund (Orthodogs Silver Lining Fund for Service Dogs)--closed but still has links
List of Veterinary Teaching Hospitals offering discounts for service animals
IMOM (In Memory of Magic)
AAHA (your vet must apply, but some don't know about this program)


Karl's Kids Program, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) charity)
This program, headquartered in Putnam County, Florida, provides educational programs for children and others in several areas including but not limited to fire safety, dog safety, and service dogs.

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Dear Sophie
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Service Dogs: A Way of Life