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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 [...]

ADEu Conference 2013

The ADEu Conference is being held in Spa, Belgium, from November 3 to November 5 this year. To find out more visit the Conferences page.

New sister organisation for ADI

We are pleased to welcome ADI members to a new sister organisation – Animal Assisted Intervention International (AAII). AAII grew out of many discussions within ADI about how best to support the growing number of organisations working in the field of Animal Assisted Therapy, Education and Activity (together called Animal Assisted Intervention – AAI). These [...]

Puppies in Flight program applications

US Airways is now accepting applications year round for their Puppies in Flight program from ADI Candidates and Members. Click here for further information, guidelines and an application form.