About

Duo Dogs is a national not-for-profit organization that trains and connects dogs with people to cultivate positive change in individuals, families, and communities. Accredited by Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Duo Dogs opens the door to independence by providing Assistance Dogs to individuals with physical challenges, Facility Dogs to those in need of emotional assurance, and Touch Dogs to hospitals that bring a sense of serenity and well-being to patients, along with reading assistance to students in school classrooms and libraries. From our breeding programs, through puppy socialization and training, to our exacting client-and-dog matching process, Duo Dogs is committed to improving the lives of our clients through its integrated programs and processes.

I'm a Duo Dog.

From here on out, it’s just you and me. I’m a Duo Dog, tailor-made and uniquely trained to fit your unique needs. I’m here to help. The time we spend together will be just as rewarding and enriching for you as it will be for me. I’ll provide stability and independence when there is a physical need; courage and comfort when you’re anxious and unsure; and a heart and soul when you feel alone and in need of a special companion.

Because when we’re together, WE become the Duo.

That’s where dynamic things happen. You can always depend on me … I’ll always put my best paw forward.

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A Better You

When life leads you down a different and unexpected path, Duo Dogs offers more than a leash  we offer a lifeline, and the ability to experience life in a better way. Our Assistance, Facility, and Touch Dog programs enrich lives that facilitate a better you.

Duo is where champions are made. Our 20,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility was built to our exacting standards to facilitate and enhance every aspect of our custom processes — from puppy whelping and raising, to kennel enrichment and socialization, to our training and obedience class spaces, the Duo Dogs facility is truly world-class.

1981

the year our organization began training dogs to help people

$0​

the cost of an Assistance or Facility Dog to our clients

200+

Assistance Dogs placed to date

700+

active volunteers

20,000

square foot, state-of-the-art facility and training center built in 2016