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On average, the cost to breed, raise, train, and place one
Assistance Dog is $40,000. Your donation allows us to provide an Assistance Dog to clients for the cost of only $1!

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

Help DWW Secure a Grant

By Dogs with Wings | October 7, 2021

We need your VOTE! Dogs with Wings is in the running for the Field Law Community Fund Program where the winner could receive up to $15,000. If chosen, the funding will go towards much needed supplies for our Breeding/Whelping Program. All we need from you, is your vote. Please click on the link below to … Read more

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Puppy Cake Smash

By Dogs with Wings | October 1, 2021

This year has remained to be unpredictable through the pandemic with Covid-19 affecting us all. Our Team has pivoted yet again, to host our Puppy Cake Smash event virtually, ensuring DWW’s strong commitment to maintaining our social responsibility for the safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff. We hope you enjoy this video of how the puppies celebrated!  As we continue to … Read more

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Shaw Birdies for Kids 2021

By Dogs with Wings | May 30, 2021

Did you know that all donations made through Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink will be matched up to 50% making your donation go even further? Donate Today! Dogs with Wings is one of the more than 200 charity partners for the Shaw Charity Classic Birdies for Kids initiative presented by AltaLink. This program is designed to … Read more

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Welcome to DWW’s new CEO, Miranda!

By Dogs with Wings | May 25, 2021

Dogs with Wings is delighted to announce that Miranda Jordan-Smith will be joining our team as Chief Executive Officer. Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and creating a culture of compassion and philanthropy in the community is Miranda’s passion. This philosophy was exemplified in her previous roles as CEO of the Edmonton Humane … Read more

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Anniversary Puppy Naming Contest – Winners

By Dogs with Wings | May 21, 2021

Our two newest recruits have been named from our 25th Anniversary Themed Contest. They will be named DWW Silver and DWW Legacy! Stay tuned to meet two more recruits in the next couple of weeks to find out their names! We look forward to watching these puppies one day earn their wings as they carry … Read more

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Bridge Light Up Contest Winners

By Dogs with Wings | May 11, 2021

Thank you for joining us yesterday to celebrate Knut’s Excellent Anniversary Day Adventure and our Bridge Light up Contest. Our volunteers, sponsors, donors, Board of Directors, staff, clients, and supporters walked or drove across the High-Level Bridge and snapped photos of their experience. The winners of last night’s contest are DWW Chico (Tai & Chris) and DWW Woody (Kelsey & Sam), check … Read more

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DWW Knut’s Anniversary Day Adventure – Sunset

By Dogs with Wings | May 10, 2021

This wraps up DWW Knut’s Excellent Anniversary Day Adventure. Thank you for being a part of DWW Knut’s Adventure and for your support along the way. Dogs with Wings is grateful to all the volunteers, sponsors, donors, Board of Directors, staff, clients, and supporters, both past and present. Together we are changing lives by placing Assistance Dogs to foster integration and independence for individuals living with disabilities… one … Read more

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DWW Knut’s Excellent Anniversary Day Adventure – Edmonton

By Dogs with Wings | May 10, 2021

Taking in some of the sites of Edmonton, DWW Knut stopped at some of his favourite spots. Today’s city tour of our beautiful hometown city included the Legislature Grounds, streets of Edmonton, Manchester Square, and City Hall.

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DWW Knut’s Excellent Anniversary Day Adventure – Eukanuba®

By Dogs with Wings | May 10, 2021

Have you considered signing up for our 25 for $25 Campaign? Dogs with Wings is thrilled to announce our matching funds partner, Eukanuba®, who will match the first 25 monthly donors! Please make Dogs with Wings your charity of choice and be one of our first 25 new monthly donors – YOUR gift will change lives!  Click … Read more

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DWW Knut’s Excellent Anniversary Day Adventure – Fundraising

By Dogs with Wings | May 10, 2021

DWW Knut loves to be a furry fundraiser and raise money for DWW. He has collaborated with many organizations including the DWW UofA Club, ATB Tap Dogs, and Mary Butterworth Junior High School – Hockey Helps Kids Campaign, to name a few. 

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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 our client list.

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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 hundreds of people assisting by fostering our Dogs-in-Training. Today, Dogs with Wings operates puppy programs in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie, with over 250 active Volunteers.

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Collaboration

Through our membership with the Assistance Dogs International 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 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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CONTACT US

11343 174 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5S 0B7

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

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