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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

Big Paws Canine Foundation

Canine Angels Service Teams

Custom Canines Service Dog Academy


Freedom Dogs

Good Dogs! Autism Companions

Hounds for Heroes (program of the Dog Alliance)

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

Pawsitivity Service Dogs

Paws and Stripes

Paws Giving Independence 

Paws for Purple Hearts

Puppy Jake Foundation

Retrieving Freedom, Inc.

Service Dogs Alabama

UDS Service Dogs Program 

Veterans Moving Forward

Wyoming Service Dogs

Europe – ADEu

Autism Dogs CIC

Associació d’Acció Social DISCAN

Associação Portuguesa para a Intervenção com Animais de Ajuda Social

Asociación LealCan de Integración Canina

Darwin Dogs C.I.C. 

Dogs4Life ONLUS


My Canine Companion – Autism Assistance Dogs

Northern Ireland Assistance Dogs 

Service Dogs Malta Foundation

Service Dogs UK

Slovenian Instructors Association

Stichting Hero 

Vrienden der Blinden vzw

VZW Donate-a-dog