Santa Fe, NM – Assistance Dogs of the West Youth Board is holding a raffle to raise funds for the Emergency Vet Fund.
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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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.
Bellevue, WA – The Dog Talk Show on 1150 KKNW AM interviews Jeanne Hampl of Assistance Dog Club of Puget Sound in honor of International Assistance Dog Week, August 10, 2011, 2 p.m.
Greenwich, CT – ECAD’s founders and other ECAD volunteers and staff will introduce Barcelona the service dog-in-training to Barcelona the restaurant on Friday, August 12, 2011 at noon.
New York, NY and nationwide – On Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Rosie, ECAD’s courthouse dog, made her second appearance on national television on the NBC Nightly News.
Dobbs Ferry, NY–ECAD kicked off IADW by making the front page of the Enterprise newspaper. The story was about ECAD and included personal stories of clients and an introduction to International Assistance Dog Week. Read more and link to the newspaper story.
NASA International Space Station – With the amazing support of our ECAD friends, family and fans, ECAD’s Project HEAL was honored by being chosen as a Fragile Oasis Project of the Week! Fragile Oasis is a program begun by a NASA astronaut to inspire people to improve life on our planet.
Dripping Springs, TX – Sheri Soltes, founder and president of Texas Hearing and Service Dogs will be a guest on KDRP-FM’s “Friday Free for All,” August 12, 2011 at 8am.