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Celebrating Assistance Dog Week 2015

Celebrating Assistance Dog Week 2015

It’s International Assistance Dog Week and we’re celebrating life-changing assistance dog partnerships. Assistance Dogs transform the lives of their human partners with debilitating physical and mental disabilities by serving as their companion, helper, aide, best friend and close member of their family. “Golden Retriever Udo has been my assistance dog since Valentine’s Day 2011. We [...]

Trainer’s Conference 2015 – save the date

The dates for the next Trainer’s Conference have now been confirmed. America’s VetDogs and The Guide Dog Foundation will host the Prison Puppy Conference on September 15, 16 & 17 2015 in Hagerstown, MD, USA. Meet with other ADI Trainers for workshops, presentations and discussion on how to open, expand and grow Prison Puppy Programs [...]

Would you like to work for one of our organisations?

ADI accredited members can advertise their employment opportunities on the ADI website, so it’s a great place to look if you are interested in working for an assistance dog organisation. Visit the employment opportunities page to browse the current vacancies.

American Airlines Puppies in Flight Program accepting applications

US Airways, which is merging with American Airlines, is continuing its participation in Puppies In Flight. American Airlines is now accepting applications year round for the Puppies In Flight program. This program allows American Airlines employee volunteers to become trained to work with assistance dogs and take them on transports and test flights (short turnaround [...]

Help the campaign for public access for all assistance dogs

Assistance Dogs Europe (ADEu) and the European Guide Dog Federation (EGDF) have joined forces to lobby together in Brussels to get the Equal Treatment Directive onto the agenda of the European Commission, and to gain public access for all assistance dogs and those in training. ADEu and EGDF cannot achieve this task on their one. [...]

Recent Trainer’s and ADI International Conferences a huge success

For the first time the Trainer’s and ADI International Conferences were combined this year and they were a huge success. Over 150 people attended the Trainers Conference and over 200 came to the ADI International Conference held in Denver, Colorado, last month. Keynote sessions covered a wide range of topics, including: Ways to reduce kennel [...]

ADEu opens Amsterdam Stock Exchange

As part of the recent Assistance Dog Week, Assistance Dogs Europe (ADEu) had the honour of opening the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Find out more and watch a video here: Opening the Amsterdam Stock Market

Register now for the ADI International, Trainer’s and AAII Conferences

Online registration is now available for the 23rd ADI International Conference being held in Denver, Colorado, this September. For the first time ever, the International Conference will be combined with the Trainer’s Conference and the 2nd Annual AAII Conference. Find out more on the Conferences page

Register now for the ADI Trainer’s Conference 2013

      The 2013 Trainer’s Conference is being hosted by PADS on October 6 – 9, 2013. at their Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre in Surrey, Vancouver. Click here to find out more and register.

Register now for the ADEu & AAII Conferences

You can now register for the ADEu and AAII Conferences online and there is an excellent Early Bird rate until 15 August 2013. There is also a special ADEU/AAII room rate available at the Radisson Hotel Blu Palace Hotel where the conferences are being held. To book your conference place and accommodation go to the Registration [...]