New Horizons Service Dogs, Inc.
Orange City, FL
The $6,500 PDF grant will help one of the first ten organizations to receive accreditation through Assistance Dogs International, support their four Team Trainings and benefit 8 canine-client teams. Now in its 19th year, NHSDI has served over 290 clients throughout the state of Florida. In 2012, they placed 42 service dogs with Florida residents with physical or developmental disabilities. In the upcoming year with grant assistance, they expect to place over 50 dogs with human partners in need.