Canines for Service

Organization Description: 

Longest serving service dog provider in North Carolina.

Accredited Assistance Dogs International Member Organization; one of less than 60 in United States

Triple Win philosophy- Rescuing shelter dogs, rehabilitating military prisoners and revitalizing wounded and injured Veterans.

Industry leader in establishing standards of training for the trainer and the service and therapy dogs.

85% of the dogs in the training program come from local rescues and shelters; no breeding program.

Receives no government or insurance funding

1200 N. 23rd Street, Suite 101
Wilmington, NC 28405
Mission Statement: 

Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.

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Biblical Foundation.
"Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind let each of you regard one another as more important than himself. Do not merely look out for your own interests but also for the interests of others." Philippians 2:3-4

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