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The mission of the Assistance Dog Club of Puget Sound (ADCPS) is to provide a safe, supportive environment that will enhance the partnership of persons with disabilities and their assistance dogs.

International Assistance Dog Week
August 3 - 9, 2014

The Assistance Dog Club of Puget sound made a special request to the Governor of the State of Washington, Jay Inslee, to proclaim the week of August 3-9, 2014 as Assistance Dog Week and to reaffirm Washington State's commitment to respect, celebrate, and recognize assistance dogs and their partners this particular week and throughout the year in the State of Washington. The Governor will sign the Proclamation during the week of July 14, 2014.
Governor Jay Inslee has signed a Proclamation declaring August 3-9, 2014 Assistance Dog Week in the State of Washington. View Governor Inslee's Proclamation by clicking on the image below.



Wear Your Support for IADW

Visit the IADW CafePress store. Renowned Santa Fe artist Krista Brooks of Retro Pets created this delightful assistance dog image. It has been applied to T-shirts and other products. 100% of the profits from sales of these items will benefit International Assistance Dog Week. Shop for the T-shirts and all the items at www.cafepress.com/assistancedogweek.

What Are Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs?

In June of 2010 the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $2,000 to the Assistance Dog Club of Puget Sound to be used expressly for the purpose of our Emergency Vet Care Fund available to our members. Funding for this grant is provided by the Hayes Family Fund of the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. This donation has enabled ADCPS to reinstate the fund used to provide help for assistance dogs belonging to ADCPS members for necessary critical veterinary care.


Something New!

Community Partners Supporting the Assistance Dog Club

The Assistance Dog Club of Puget Sound (ADCPS) is pleased to announce that we have been accepted to be recipients in both the Fred Meyer Community Awards Program and Amazon.com's donor program, AmazonSmile.  Links to both of these are below and we hope that you will take advantage of these opportunities to support ADCPS.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program

Fred Meyer Community Awards

AmazonSmile Donor Program

AmazonSmile Logo

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