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Candidate programs

Candidate programs have pledged to meet the ADI minimum standards and are working toward accreditation.

Below is a list of current ADI candidate programs:

North America – ADINA

ACTS Assistance Canine Training Services

Austin Dog Alliance

Big Paws Canine Foundation

Canine Angels Service Teams

Custom Canines Service Dog Academy


Freedom Dogs

Good Dogs! Autism Companions

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Hero Dogs, Inc.

Little Angels Service Dogs

Main Line Deputy Dog

Mira Foundation

Mutts With A Mission

My Angel with Paws, Inc.

Patriot Service Dogs

paws4people foundation

Pawsitivity Service Dogs

Paws and Stripes

Paws Giving Independence 

Paws for Purple Hearts

Puppy Jake Foundation

Retrieving Freedom, Inc.

The Sam Simon Foundation Assistance Dogs Program

This Able Veteran

UDS Service Dogs Program 

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs

Veterans Moving Forward

Wyoming Service Dogs

Europe – ADEu

Associació d’Acció Social DISCAN

Asociación LealCan de Integración Canina

Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland 

Darwin Dogs C.I.C. 

Dogs4Life ONLUS


My Canine Companion – Autism Assistance Dogs

Northern Ireland Assistance Dogs 

Rehabilitation Centre Silver

Service Dogs Malta Foundation

Slovenian Instructors Association

Stichting Hero 

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