2012: Seattle, WA – Jeanne Hampl, president and co-founder of the Assistance Dog Club of Puget Sound, will be on the Dog Show talking about All Things Assistance Dogs.
Local IADW Events
We’re listing all the IADW local events here, so everyone will know what’s happening around the world, as well as in their own neighborhood.
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Berkeley, CA – The City of Berkeley will proclaim the week of August 5-11, 2012, as Assistance Dog Week and reaffirm Berkeley’s commitment to respect, celebrate and recognize assistance dogs and their partners this week and throughout the year in our community.
Elgin, SC – PAALS is hosting an invitation only guided site tour of our future campus site for VIPs and volunteers to recognize IADW.
Laurel, MD – Come see how assistance dogs help people with disabilities or hearing loss live more independent lives at the Fidos for Freedom Open House August 11.
East Dubuque, IL – Canine Connection LLC/Paws With A Cause are putting on an informational presentation/demonstration at East Dubuque District Library.
Bristol, RI – 2nd Annual Battle Buddies Walk-a-Thon will raise funds for a service dog for a wounded veteran.
Santa Fe, NM – Assistance Dogs of the West Youth Board is holding a raffle to raise funds for the Emergency Vet Fund.
Vero Beach, FL – Dogs for Life, Inc. will be presented with two proclamations recognizing International Assistance Dog Week in Vero Beach and Indian River County.
Lion, Blakey Ridge, Yorkshire – A sponsored walk on the Yorkshire Moors to raise funds for Dogs for the Disabled UK and their new Dogs for Dementia Project.
New Hope, MN – Can Do Canines Woofaroo is where you can learn what assistance dogs Can Do while raising funds and having fun.
Collegeville, PA – Amazing Tails is holding its annual Tail Trot 5k Run/Walk at Evensburg State Park.
Mallow, Co, Cork – Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland will hold a sponsored 2km Dog Walk to raise funds for their puppies.
Kansas City, MO – AngelPaws will have an informational booth on Sunday, August 12 at the Zona Rosa.
Santa Rosa, CA – Canine Companions will cap off International Assistance Dog Week by placing more than 10 adults and children with disabilities with new assistance dogs August 17.
Newburgh, IN – Free exams and rabies vaccinations for assistance dogs at U-Vet Animal Clinic, August 13.
Kansas City, MO – KSDS, along with AngelPaws, will have an informational booth on Saturday, August 13 at the Zona Rosa.
Topeka, KS–KSDS was honored at a signing of a Proclamation for International Assistance Dog Week at the Kansas state capitol.
Today Show Plaza, NYC and on TV nationwide – Al Roker will interview a Guiding Eyes instructor and guide dog before his 9:30 am weather spot, Thursday August, 11.
Phoenix, AZ – FSDS will be guests on the Pat McMahon TV show to provide education and awareness about service dog and disability issues as well as ADI accreditation, Thurs, August 11, 2011, 9am.
Minneapolis, MN – Can Do Canines is graduating 13 assistance dogs and their new partners at an event honoring International Assistance Dog Week August 13. They’re also celebrating a proclamation by the Minnesota governor declaring IADW in the state.