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    Taxonomy Code: LR-7950

    Programs that provide and train recipients in the use of animals who have been taught to help individuals who have disabilities increase their mobility and independence and/or maximize their ability to communicate effectively.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Guide Dogs - Guide Dogs of America - International Guiding EyesGuide Dogs of America breeds, raises and trains guide dogs for the visually impaired. Provides room and board for the visually impaired individuals at the facility where, they are instructed in the use of their guide dog.Out of State13445 Glenoaks BoulevardInternational Guiding Eyes
    Service Dogs - Canine Companions for IndependenceProvides trained assistance dogs at no cost to people with disabilities. Unable to assist those with blindness.El Paso CountyCanine Companions for IndependenceCanine Companions for Independence
    Service Dogs for Hearing Impaired Individuals - Dogs for Better LivesProvides hearing dogs that are trained to alert people to household sounds that are necessary for everyday safety and independence.Out of StateDogs for Better LivesDogs for Better Lives
    Service Dogs for Professionals - Dogs for Better LivesFacility Dogs go to work with and assist professionals such as physicians, teachers, counselors, occupational and physical therapists who work 20 or more hours a week with the clients they serve.Out of StateDogs for Better LivesDogs for Better Lives
    Service Dogs - Freedom Service DogsProvides service and skilled companion dogs to assist individuals with mobility and other impairments. Dogs are rescued and trained for placement with clients. The program also provides public education regarding assistance animals.Jefferson CountyFreedom Service DogsFreedom Service Dogs

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