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Talk with Kristin

Kristin Hartness has been assisting families for over 10 years with Canines for Disabled Kids.  A service dog user herself, she has first hand knowledge of these tools, and how to use them.  Kristin has been consulted by families, businesses, schools, and lawyers over the years, and has a vast...

Educate Your Group

Educational Presentations Representatives from Canines for Disabled Kids can travel to you. These individuals are often volunteers and are scheduled based on availability. They visit schools, social groups, church groups, civic groups, corporations, small businesses, and more. They speak on service dogs, what to expect, how to behave around them,...

CDK Offers Direction

It is important for people to understand why CDK exists as an independent organization, rather than part of a training organization. As an independent organization, CDK has credibility that is important when helping a family to determine if an service dog is right for their child and, if so, which...

Facilitation

Facilitation What is it? Facilitation is when a child, usually under the age of 14, is placed in a 3 way canine partnership.  The child, the service or social dog, and a parent work together in public environments as a team.  The team is a full team only when all...

Think You Want A Service Dog?

Questions to consider if you want a service dog? When considering these questions, remember there are not right or wrong answers.  The answers will help to determine which organization is the best match for you.   What can a dog do for me? Remember while these canine partners are amazing,...

Service Dogs in Schools

Dogs in school?! Why yes, it is true you may indeed see dogs in school. One of the most asked questions about service dogs and the access they have, is about school. Schools are considered public spaces—while some states are very clear on this making statement like “educational facilities public...
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