A Resource Guide For Our
Human & Animal Friends

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Books for
Animals and
their Teachers:

•Partners in

by Toni and Ed Eames
Book for service
dog trainers, including
the history & care
of service dogs,
rights of the disabled
and contact information to
the service dog world.

•Analysis of Lost
Person Behavior - An
Aid to Search Planning

by William G. Syrotuck
Expansive study of
actual case histories.

•Scent and the
Scenting Dog

by William G. Syrotuck

•Tracking Dog Theory
and Methods

by Glen R. Johnson
Complete guide to
tracking training.

•Mush! A Beginner's
Manual of Sled
Dog Training

Edited by Bella Levorsen
for the Sierra Nevada
Dog Drivers, Inc.

All From
Productions, Inc.
Barkleigh Books
Ph: (717) 691-3388
Fax: (717) 691-3381





the Cycle




To submit a listing to Arfriend, email


The American Rescue Dog Association
P.O. Box 151
Chester, New York 10918

APOPO International
Land mine detection rats in Tanzania & Mozambique

B-52 K9s
Certified Interdiction with
Trainer and Instructor
Deirdra Hearn
805-341-4592 or 818-760-3120

California Rescue Dogs
Association (CARDA)

Canadian Avalance Rescue
Dogs Association
British Columbia, Canada

Canine Companions for Independence
2965 Dutton Avenue
PO Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
707-577-1700 Voice
707-577-1756 TDD

Carousel Ranch

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

26101 Ravenhill Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA. 91350
ph: 661-252-7333
fax: 661-252-7312

Colorado Boys Ranch
PO Box 681
La Junta, CO 81050
fax: 719-384-8119


The Delta Society & Pet Partners
Info & nationwide links to Pet Partners affiliates

580 Naches Ave. SW, Suite 101
Renton, WA 98055-2297
ph: 425-226-7357
fax: 425-235-1076

Dogs for the Deaf, Inc.
800-990-DOGS (3647)

The Farm Petting Zoo
Reseda, CA

Fidos for Freedom
Volunteer assistance therapy dogs
Baltimore, MD

Great Strides
Therapeutic Riding,Inc.

Equine assisted psychotherapy

Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glen Oaks Blvd.

Sylmar, CA 91342
ph: 818-362-5834
fax: 818-362-6870

Guide Dog Foundation
for the Blind, Inc.
371 East Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787

Guide Dogs of the Desert
PO Box 1692
Palms Springs, CA 92263
ph: 760-329-6257

Happy Trails Dude Ranch
Santa Monica Conservancy
Malibu, CA
310-589-3200 x.111

Independence Dogs, Inc.
146 State Line Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners

International Association of
Canine Professionals

Island Dolphin Care,
Dolphin Therapy Island
Dolphin therapy for critically ill, disabled
and children with special needs from
all over the world.

Jewish Family Services/
Partners Adult Day Health Care

Therapy for people via volunteer animals
Ed Bender, Activities Coordinator

7362 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Jones Mini-Farm
San Juan Capistrano, CA

K-9 Assistance Services, Inc.
626-960-2924, 818-216-8960 or 714-207-7186

Leader Dogs for the Blind
Rochester, MI

Macomb-Oakland Regional Center
Therapeutic Riding
Clinton Township Office
16200 Nineteen Mile Road
PO Box 380710
Clinton Township, Michigan 48038-0070
Phone: (586) 263-8700
Fax: (586) 412-7889
TTY: (586) 286-5036

Missing Pet Partnership
Trains Search Animals to locate missing pets
P.O. Box 2457
Clovis, CA 93613


Monkey Helpers for the Disabled
541 Cambridge St.
Boston, MA 02134

National Association for Search
& Rescue (NASAR)

National Disaster Search
Dogs Foundation
Ojai, CA

National Federation for the Blind

North Star Dogs
Golden Retrievers for children who have
developmental disabilities, physical challenges
or emotional problems

Orange County SPCA
Canine Literacy Project/Hospital Therapy/
School Pet Education Workshops
Huntington Beach, CA

Paws/ L.A.
(Pets Are Wonderful Support)
7315 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046-6615
ph/fax: 323-876-PAWS (7297)

Pawsitive Pet Program
Volunteer therapy teams visit patients
Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
310.315.6142 fax

Pets Assisting With Smiles
PAWS 4 Kids

Dog Visitation and Assisted Therapy Program
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Prison Dog Project
Nationwide Program now in seven states
Sister Pauline Quinn
PO Box 581
Casco, Maine 04015

Project Pooch
Matches teens with dogs
Oregon Youth Authority
Maclaren School
2630 N. Pacific Highway
Woodburn, Oregon 97071

Puppies Behind Bars
99 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Pups for Peace
Box 954
1122 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Reading with Rover
PO Box 2569
Woodinville, WA 98072
phone: 206-384-6151
fax: 425-984-0249

Search Dog Foundation
Become SDF member/ receive Bark Alert Newsletter
206 N. Signal St., Suite R

Ojai, CA 93023
ph: 888-459-4376

Sebastian Riding Associates

Therapeutic Horseback Riding for the Blind
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

The Seeing Eye of Morristown
PO Box 375
Morristown, NJ 0796

Service Dogs for Victims of Assault

Soul Friends, Inc
Provides innovative clinical and educational programs that
promote the healing benefits of the human-animal bond
300 Church St, Suite 300
Yalesville, CT  06492
ph: 203-679-0849
fax: 203-679-0348

Squaw Valley Avalanche Dogs

STRIDES Therapeutic Riding Centers

Therapeutic Riding for the Disabled
P.O. Box 572455
Tarzana, CA 91357-2455
ph: 818-341-4737
fax: 818-571-2484

Therapy Dogs, Inc.
P.O. Box 5868
Cheyenne, WY 82003
877-843-7364 or 307-432-0272

Therapy Pets
P. O. Box 10265
Fargo, ND 58106-0265

Utah Animal-Assisted
Therapy Association
People and Animals Working
to Serve (UAATA PAWS)
PO Box 18771
Salt Lake City, UT 84118




Arfriend dedicates the production of to the welfare of all living beings.
May they each always experience the causes of happiness.
May they each never experience the causes of suffering.

All Creatures Great and Small