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International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP)

A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.

ATTENTION! Our Partner Members must attest that their assistance dog meets or exceeds IAADPs Minimum Training Standards. IAADP does not train or certify assistance dogs.

Important Education Opportunity!   
IAADPs Premiere Webcast Series is available ON-DEMAND

Workshop # 1 Access to Hospitals & Other Healthcare Facilities.......

Presenters: The US Dept. of Justice and US Dept. of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights

Workshop #2: Assessing Dogs for a Service Dog Career

Presenter: Jeanne Hampl, R.N. with introduction by Joan Froling

Click Here to visit IAADP's Conference Page for Details


new information  BREAKING NEWS:    ISO International Standards Organization Proposal TN/P 295 / ANSI Response Inquiry on Assistance Dogs  Click here for information

new information  RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE:    Toni Eames receives IAADP's Lifetime Achievement Award. Cheers to 27 Years Event Video  Click here for information

new information  NOW OPEN THUR 3/31/2021:    IAADP Toni Eames Honorary Writing Contest  Click here for information

new information  BREAKING NEWS:   US DOT Final Rule for Air Travel with Service Animals (December 2020)  Click here for information

IAADP's Assistance Dog Loss Committee and Support Line.....read more!

ADA Service Animal Definition & Regulatory (July 2010)! Click here for new definitions and regulations

Article by Moto Arima, PhD regarding The First Summit of Japan Assistance Dog Partners? Click here to read

View wonderful DVD on Guide, Hearing & Service Dog Task Training & Work by IAADP cofounders; short film titled "Partners in Independence." Click Here to read the article and see the short film

IAADP'S MINIMUM TRAINING STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC ACCESS      Click Here for a list of minimium training standards

IAADP's publication, "Partners Forum," now online!      Click Here for Recent Issues

Membership Information & Application      Click Here for information and an application for membership

You can now enroll or renew membership online with a credit card
instead of mailing in the application, if you prefer.
     Click Here to enroll or renew online using a credit card

To make a tax-deductible donation to IAADP, click the button below:
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NEW Assistance Dog DVD "Partners In Independence"
All proceeds go to benefit IAADP    Click Here to purchase a DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD - Partners in Independence.  DVD Cover shown with Assistance Dogs.  Click here to purchase a DVD - Partners in Independence, Veterinarian Version.  DVD Cover shown with Assistance Dogs.

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Our Organization

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Information and Resources

International Association of Assistance Dog Partners
Editor / Information and Advocacy Center
P.O. Box 638
Sterling Heights, MI 48311

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The International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners
(IAADP) is registered with
the Internal Revenue Service
as a 501 (c) (3) non profit,
granted tax-exempt status:
Tax ID # / EIN #38-3205336
IAADP is also registered with
the State of Michigan
as a non profit corporation,
granted tax-exempt status:
Entity ID # 727912
Financial information about IAADP,
International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners,
can be found at GuideStar:
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