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Welcome to Dogs with Wings

Our goal is simple: to change lives for the better.

We are a leader in the international community of assistance dog training schools. Our mission is to foster integration and independence for individuals with disabilities by providing them with highly trained assistance dogs and aftercare. 

From Our What's New Section

Alberta Sheriff Branch Donates to Dogs with Wings

By Dogs with Wings | October 1, 2019

On Friday, September 20, 2019, DWW was visited by two members of the Alberta Sheriff Branch to drop off a donation from their annual golf tournament and fundraising event! DWW Niko happily accepted the donation, along with Barbara, a DWW Trainer. Thank you so much to the Alberta Sheriff Charity Fund for your generosity, and … Read more


DWW 2019 PawPrints Circle of Caring Campaign Update

By Dogs with Wings | June 28, 2019

  2019 CAMPAIGN A SUCCESS! Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the nutritional needs, health and well-being of our DWW Dogs In-Training!     The annual nutrition costs for DWW are $50,000.  To help cover this annual expenditure we have created the PawPrints Circle of Caring (PPCC) Campaign. With your leadership support of a $1,000 … Read more


ALCANNA presents The Raise Our Wings Gala

By Dogs with Wings | June 5, 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in West Edmonton for the 12th Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. Our theme is Black & Gold, to highlight the Black and Yellow Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retriever crosses we train as Assistance Dogs. The event includes Dinner, Raffles, a Live and Silent Auction, Photo … Read more


Join DWW at the 2019 Shaw Charity Classic

By Dogs with Wings | May 30, 2019

              Dogs with Wings is thrilled to partner with Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink for the annual Shaw Charity Classic.  The PGA Tour Champions event will run from Wednesday, August 28 to Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club in Calgary, Alberta. Stop … Read more


DWW and Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink Partner for 2019 Campaign

By Dogs with Wings | May 28, 2019

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, Dogs with Wings officially kicked off their 2019 Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK) campaign!  The campaign will run until September 1, 2019.  Mark your calendars for the September long weekend and plan to attend this exciting Pro Golf Tournament.  DWW will once again have a booth in … Read more


Dogs with Wings 2019 Graduation Celebration

By Dogs with Wings | May 27, 2019

  Dogs with Wings held their annual 2019 Graduation Celebration on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the Chateau Louis Hotel and Conference Centre.  Another successful year of graduates went across stage, with 15 graduating dogs in total!  A huge shout-out to all of the Volunteers, Sponsors and Donors for your love, generosity, dedication and support … Read more


DWW 2019 Graduation Ceremony

By Dogs with Wings | April 16, 2019

Come One, Come All! On behalf of Dogs with Wings, you are cordially invited to attend our annual Graduation Ceremony. This is a celebration open to the public with an opportunity to see our Graduating Class of Dogs for 2019. Help us to share in the magic of our dogs crossing the stage and earning … Read more


DWW Spring Open House & General Store 2019

By Dogs with Wings | April 11, 2019

Dogs with Wings Spring Open House & General Store Sunday, April 28, 2019 11343 – 174 Street NW 11am – 3pm                                                                     … Read more


DWW’s “Goin’ Into Heat” Sends Guests Home in Stitches!

By Dogs with Wings | April 10, 2019

Dogs with Wings held their first Spring Fundraising event, “Goin’ Into Heat”, on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Princess Theatre.  The fundraiser was to promote and raise awareness and dollars for our Dogs with Wings’ Breeding Program.  With J’Lyn Nye as Emcee, Comedian Adam Blank kicking off the show, and Headliner, Andrew Grose, the … Read more


Dogs with Wings Receives Gold Seal Achievement on ADI Re-Accreditation!

By Dogs with Wings | March 13, 2019

Doreen Slessor, Executive Director, Elisa Irlam, DWW Co-Founder & DWW Jagg (Sponsored by United Construction Company Inc.)   Dogs with Wings has Exciting News to Share! As a certified Assistance Dog Training School,  we are re-assessed every five years by our accrediting body, Assistance Dogs International ( ADI ).  We are thrilled to announce Dogs … Read more


"Opening doors. Helping someone dress. Navigating through traffic. It’s all in a day’s work for our dogs." -Dogs with Wings

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Dogs with Wings is responsive to our community, adding programs and services that our clients need. Beginning in 1996, we offered Guide Dogs for the blind and visually impaired. In 2003, we added Service Dogs in response to client demand. In 2007, we added our Autism Service Dog Program, then 1 of only 2 in Canada. Recently, we have placed a variety of Facility and Companion Dogs to our client list.

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We are also tied to our community via our Volunteers who do so much for us. Since 1996, we have had literally hundreds of people assisting by fostering our Dogs-in-Training. Today, Dogs with Wings operates puppy programs in Edmonton, Calgary, and Grande Prairie, with over 250 active Volunteers.

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Through our membership with the Assistance Dogs International, The International Guide Dog Federation, and the Canadian Association of Guide Assistance Dogs Schools, we are taking an active part in the development of our industry, nationally and around the world.


Serving People

Our organization exists to serve individuals with disabilities. Our clients are valued members of society who want to make a positive impact in their communities. Our job is to empower our clients through our programs to assist them in achieving their dreams and goals.

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DWW on Twitter

Proud to be supporting @YOUCANEdmonton @DogswithWings and @AutismEdmonton tonight with the @LeadingEdgePT two sold out shows for the @yegcomedy festival!


Hey @EdmontonOilers it’s game day!! You guys get a puppy yet, cause this guy knows a place... @DogswithWings #LetsGoOilers #whatistakingsolong

Check out my new Spooktacular bow tie .....every month Pet Valu in Crescent Heights treats me to a “s-paw” day. It’s community partners like these that understand that my program runs solely on donations that… https://t.co/AP481caqXj

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We’ll see you tomorrow at The Raise Our Wings Gala in support of Dogs with Wings! DWW Romeo II is ready wearing his Safe & Hound bandana, are you ready?! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are excited to announce the birth of our “V” litter (DWW/ABC Cali x SEGD Enzo). These two sweet girls were born on Thanksgiving Sunday and we are so grateful for their arrival!

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11343 174 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5S 0B7

p. 780-944-8011
e. info@dogswithwings.ca


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