Dogs with Wings:
Helping our client's dreams take flight.

In June 2017, Dogs with Wings launched our Ditch-the-List Campaign. Due to high demand, our on-line Client applications were closed to the public as we work to fill the needs of our current waiting list. Our goal is to raise $1.5 million to breed, raise, train and match 50 teams (dogs with Clients) by June 30, 2018.

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Join us for our 2018 Annual Gala Dinner and Auction - Boots, Buckles & Bones; A Hound’s Hoedown

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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 Albertans with disabilities by providing them with highly trained assistance dogs and aftercare. Persons with disabilities are important members of society who need our assistance.

From Our What's New Section

Shaw Charity Classic – Kids Zone

By Dogs with Wings | August 13, 2018

    Be sure to check out the HGS KidZone located in the HSBC Fan Experiences Area and enjoy free activities and treats for kids and families from 9 AM – 4 PM, Friday through Sunday of the tournament! Go for a jump in the Shaw Bouncy Pipe Swing like the pros at the snag … Read more

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Dog Daze of Summer Event at the Citadel Theatre

By Dogs with Wings | August 7, 2018

  We’re so excited for the Dog Daze of Summer event at Citadel Theatre Wednesday, August 15th! Come join us – we’ll be there doing a doggie demo at 5 p.m. There’s going to be “Yappy” Hour drinks (cash bar), free hot dogs from Sonic 102.9’s Weenie Wagon, puppy improve with Rapid Fire Theatre (5:30 … Read more

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Cuts 4 Less Hair Studio Fundraiser for Dogs with Wings

By Dogs with Wings | August 1, 2018

  Our friends at Cuts 4 Less Hair Studio are hosting a fundraising initiative. As a locally owned salon in Edmonton, they are dedicated to give back to our community by choosing a new local charity each month and donating a dollar from every hair cut to support the charity’s cause. They have chosen Dogs … Read more

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Oxford Child Development Center Car Wash Fundraiser for DWW

By Dogs with Wings | July 20, 2018

Oxford Child Development Center  Friday, July 27th 2018 Lynnwood OSC  15451 – 84 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB  1pm to 3pm  All proceeds are going to Dogs with Wings! Stop by and support DWW by “GROOMING” your car!    

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Tetra Tech Make Donation!

By Dogs with Wings | July 19, 2018

(Left to Right) Jasmine Williamson-Hall (Enterprise), DWW London with Kim Zahara (Dogs with Wings), Marla Mooney and Amber Audette (Tetra Tech) We’d like to thank our friends at Enterprise Rent-a-Car for their generous donation of $1,500 on behalf of their client, Tetra Tech. Did you know that Tetra Tech also sponsored our Facility Dog, DWW … Read more

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Kids of Alberta Social Media Campaign

By Dogs with Wings | July 9, 2018

  Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK) is looking for Dogs with Wings Kids of Alberta who would like to share their story for their “Kids of Alberta” Social Media Campaign on how a DWW Assistance Dog has impacted their life, and their family’s lives.   ‘Kids of Alberta’ Social Media Campaign – Accepting JULY … Read more

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Dogs with Wings Fundraising Casino 2018

By Dogs with Wings | July 5, 2018

 It’s CASINO TIME for DWW!   Join us for our Casino dates on Sunday, July 22nd and Monday, July 23rd One of our biggest fundraising drives for Dogs with Wings is operating a CASINO, where qualifying charities are approved to operate every 18 months.   This fundraiser typically nets DWW between $70,000 and $80,000!!!  This year, we … Read more

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DWW Tap Dogs

By Dogs with Wings | July 5, 2018

DWW Hero Our furry four legged fundraising friends, the DWW Tap Dogs, are excited to meet you at your next fundraising event! This is a unique opportunity to pet a Service Dog in action, while making a donation to further the dogs’ training. Thanks to our friends at ATB Financial, you can “Tap” your donation … Read more

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DWW Tap Dogs at Sevenfest Saturday, July 7, 2018

By Dogs with Wings | July 5, 2018

  Always wanted to pet a Service dog?? Our DWW Tap Dog Program makes that possible! The DWW Tap Dogs will be at Sevenfest this year to collect donations! Saturday, July 7th, 2018  (Dogs at the event from 4 pm – 7pm) Located in the heart of St. Albert at 13 Mission Park or better … Read more

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Dogs with Wings 2018 Annual Gala ” Boots, Buckles and Bones – A Hound’s Hoedown”

By Dogs with Wings | June 27, 2018

    A Hound’s Hoedown Annual Gala Dinner & Auction Saturday, October 20th, 2018 Italian Cultural Centre 14230 – 133 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB Cocktails at 5:00 pm / Dinner at 6:30 pm Barn Dance to Follow Western themed attire is encouraged! Early Bird Tickets $125 / $150 After September 14th, 2018 To purchase, call … Read more

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

DWW Spirit

Community

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 clients in all regions of Alberta.

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Volunteers

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 us by fostering our dogs in training. Today, Dogs with Wings operates puppy programs in Edmonton, Calgary, and Grande Prairie, with almost 300 active volunteers.

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Collaboration

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.

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Serving People

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

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DWW on Twitter

Our 2018 Gala & Auction (Boots, Buckles, and Bones: A Hound's Hoedown - presented by @UCC_edm) is SOLD OUT! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets, tables, and to everyone else who made the event possible. We'll see you on October 20th!

Dog lover? We are too.. happy to have provided office furniture donations to Edmonton based @DogswithWings - "DWW Jet loves the extra leg room under our Program Assistant’s new desk!"🐾🐶 - Tia Nazarek
#circulareconomy #sustainability #dogswithwings #fwaste

Had the loveliest time raising money/awareness for @DogswithWings via BBQ & our great friends Lisa & @fineartbydavidscott who are the best humans! #dogs #workingdogs #helperdogs #therapydogs

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DWW on Facebook

Our 2018 Gala & Auction is SOLD OUT!

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets/tables and to those who made the event possible. We can't wait for you to enjoy everything we have planned for this fundraising hoedown! See you on October 20th!
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Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society

Our very special boy, DWW Rugby has officially graduated as a Facility Dog for Little Warriors and their Be Brave Ranch. We are so proud of him and this is a perfect fit for him, working with Wanda and her team to help kids who need him the most.

Thank you to everyone who was involved in DWW Rugby's life. Thank you to his sponsor, Stahl Peterbilt Inc., his Puppy Raisers (The Kawalilak Family), his Puppy Trainer (Taylor), his Adult Raisers (The Quesnel Family), his Advanced Trainer (Veronica), and all the other staff & volunteers that made it possible for him to earn his wings.

Good luck, DWW Rugby! We miss you already. You've earned your wings and you're ready to fly away and help those who need you the most!
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CONTACT US

11343 174 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5S 0B7

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

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