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Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs
Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs

Message From The Chair

Canadian Intervention and Assistance Dogs (CIAD) is a not-for-profit society that aims to pair veterans and first responders with service dogs as part of their healing and treatment plan.

CIAD was formed to help to bridge the gap between the need for high caliber service dogs and the low supply.  We know that to produce a top quality service dog, it takes time and dedication.  CIAD has developed puppy raising and training programs that follow the guidelines for accreditation with Assistance Dogs International (ADI).  We are confident that our veterans and first responders will be paired with the right dog who has been trained for the right tasks.

It is our goal to become accredited with ADI, and to do this we require accredited schools to act as mentors.  Our mentors are VICD (Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs) & BC/Alberta Guide Dogs. CIAD firmly believes that dogs learn best when they are happy and receive positive reinforcement.  We do not utilize adverse training methods.

We have a strong community of volunteers who make CIAD great–our Board of Directors, communications team, puppy raisers and trainers, fundraising team, office administration support–the dedication of time and talents is truly inspirational!

Follow along with us as we grow and consider becoming one of our supporters!  There are many ways that you can help CIAD grow…by donating your time, talents or financial contributions to help us reach our goal of pairing service dogs with first responders.

Angie

Chair

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Location

 141 Hubley Rd
Barss Corner, NS B0R 1A0
 902.414.3647