Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs

Record Details
E-Mail programs@sweetcharity.ca
Website www.sweetcharity.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SweetCharityDogs
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/SweetCharityDog
Primary Executive John Playford, Board Chair
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description (Service) trains service dogs through 3 programs;

Diabetes Alert Dog (DAD) program trains puppies as service dogs to match them with children with Type 1 diabetes * dogs are professionally trained to recognize low blood sugars and alert the child or get help;

Personal Support Dog (DSD) program trains rescue dogs as support dogs to help mitigate the impact of high stress and mental health concerns in children and youth * dog acts as emotional and psychological support youth;

Canine Ambassador Program (CAP) ambassador teams, made up of staff and pet dogs trained to be therapy dogs, promote positive socialization and calm interactions with a goal of promoting well-being and positive mental health * ambassador teams are trained to provide emotional support in the safety of the particular facility
Hours Call for information
Areas Served Simcoe County ; York Region
Boundaries Mainly Simcoe County; within a 50 mile radius of Barrie
Eligibility Diabetes Alert Dog for children 5 to 18 years old with type 1 diabetes, hypo unaware * Personal Support dog program for children 5 years old and older  
(see sweetcharity.ca)
Application contact for additional information
Languages English
Fees Service ; varies with program; please contact for information
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
65 Cedar Point Dr, Ste 466
Barrie, On L4N 9R3
 
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Intersection Anne St N and Dunlop St W
Physical Access Unknown
Service Categories Service Animals

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