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Dog Guides Canada/ Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

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Address:
152 Wilson St., Oakville L6K 0G6
Phone: 905 842-2891/ 1 800 768-3030 TTY 905 842-1585
Fax: 905 842-3373
Eligibility:
  • 0-5
  • 6-12
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Description of Service:

Eligibility

Visually impaired, hard of hearing, epileptic, children with autism (ages 4-12), type 1 diabetes with hypoglycemic unawareness.

Description of Service

Specialized Dog Guide Programs: specially trained to navigate busy streets, stairs, escalators and obstacles found on most daily routes.  Trained to open and close doors, retrieve items, bark for help, and activate an alert system.  Help provide safety, companionship and unconditional love for children 4-12 years of age with autism.  Provide calming relief for children in high anxiety situations, and reduce stress commonly experienced in public places.  Apply online.