Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. has just brought on its newest board member, Matt Dunbar, who has lived and contributed to the Rogue Valley community for more than twenty years. “Matt brings a tremendous amount of enthusiasm to our board and I’m looking forward to working with him as we endeavor to improve lives with […]
Dogs for the Deaf, Inc. has successfully placed their second Autism Assistance Dog with a young client in southern Oregon. Yoko, a two-year-old Labrador retriever, successfully completed her Autism Assistance Dog training at Dogs for the Deaf in June 2016 and was placed with a family in Medford, Oregon. Certified Assistance Dog Trainer Jenny Nickelson […]
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Dogs for the Deaf welcomes four new Directors to serve three-year terms on the national Assistance Dog training organization’s Board of Directors. The four new Directors are valuable contributors to southern Oregon communities, and have a variety of private-sector and non-profit backgrounds and expertise. “In order to help enhance the lives of as many people […]
The men of CORE Business Services’ idea of giving back has gone to the dogs — Dogs for the Deaf (DFD), that is. For the month of November, these guys have been growing a beard and cultivating a mustache for the purpose of raising awareness and donations for DFD. The public has been participating in […]
Each year, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and Oregon Animal Health Foundation honor animals who, through unselfish and courageous accomplishments, exemplify the affection, loyalty, security, public service, and value of the human-animal bond. This year’s inductee is DFD Program Assistance Dog, Nelson. We couldn’t be prouder to have one of our alumni honored! The Oregon […]
Date: Thu, 11/17/2011 Dogs For The Deaf has placed a Program Assistance Dog at Ashland Middle School. “Nelson” will be helping Janet Voorheis’ special education class, which currently has 9 children. The dog is trained to help focus the students, and its trainer says the animal has a calming effect for the special needs children […]