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Watch below “Possibilities,” a 50-sec short film, highlighting the day-in-the-life of what Autism Assistance Dogs provide, including: Safety, Comfort, and Confidence. To learn more about our Autism Assistance Dogs, click here.

Welcome to Dogs for Better Lives! Formerly Dogs for the Deaf, we’re a national award-winning 501(c)3 nonprofit organization rescuing and professionally training Assistance Dogs since 1977.

We maintain a lifelong commitment to all dogs we rescue or breed and the people we serve. If you or someone you know needs an Assistance Dog, we’re here to help. If you would like to learn more about how you can support Dogs for Better Lives, please visit here.

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