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    Our dogs

    Dogs for the Disabled’s ¬†dogs are destined for a very important role – to help a person with disabilities become more independent, or for a family with a child with autism to no longer feel socially isolated.

    Our puppies are very carefully chosen and they go through a thorough socialisation programme to help them become well adjusted in adult life.

    At around 14 months old they come into the National Training Centre to start their formal training. Our trainers work with each dog to find out what they enjoy, build confidence, and teach practical skills using reward based methods of training.

    By the time they leave the centre, our dogs can do some very clever things.

    Assistance Dogs of the future