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To train and provide assistance dogs, at no charge, to autistic individuals of any age who will significantly benefit from such a partnership. Our dogs can enable their people to more easily access the world around them and to expand their horizons.
To have a positive impact on the lives of autistic individuals and their families. Our overall aim is to empower autistic people to realise their individual potential, improve their access to their chosen communities, and to enhance their emotional and physical wellbeing.
A two minute BBC news report about the work of Dogs for Autism. It features Arthur, the chocolate labrador, and his boy, Lewis.
Zana's parents talk about their experiences and journey with Dogs for Autism
Impact on lives
Emergency Appeal for Dogs for Autism.
"Since Luna has entered our lives Zana dances with delight when she is told Luna is coming to visit and has learned her second word, which aptly is ‘Luna’"
"Willow has been doing a great job of looking after Rosie during these uncertain times, in fact I think she is looking after us all."
Our amazing team of dog trainers puppy walk, train and prepare our special puppies for their forever families. Are you a qualified dog trainer and interested in joining our professional team?
Our wonderful volunteers are at the heart of our work, and any help given is highly valued and literally life-changing for our families all over the UK
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