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Bridging the gap between disability and ability.

The Joys of Living Assistance Dogs (JLAD) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising and training assistance dogs and placing them in positions of service.

Our mission is to provide skilled, devoted companions to support and assist persons living with disabilities -- creating cohesive teams focused on building lives of greater freedom and independence.

Assistance dogs provide the perfect combination of companionship, obedience, usefulness and affection. Persons with disabilities rely on these special animals to perform a multitude of tasks and provide practical aid. Our dogs also work as dog-assisted and social-support therapists.

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When an ideal match is made, the mobility and freedom the dogs' efforts afford, help provide a new and profound sense of independence to the owner, creating a pathway toward a safer and more empowering way of living.  paw print

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Monday, May 22, 2017
JLAD was awarded volunteer of the year from Eastern Oregon Correctional Institute for our puppy raising program.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
This program invites dog and cat owners to attend a 6 week training course to go out and share the love of their pet with venues ranging from hospice to at-risk children.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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