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A tail of two Gallens

The Sharks legend has met his match — in a bundle of chocolate fur! We name a pup in honour of Paul Gallen's contribution to Sutherland Shire.

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It's your time, Adelaide!

In the Year of the Dog, the state capital steps into the spotlight for our FIRST EVER South Australian graduation ceremony.

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Scentre Group funds exciting Australian first research project for Assistance Dogs

The Animal Assisted Intervention Program has been funded by long-term supporters of the charity, Scentre Group via the Westfield Community Program. The program aims to make a sustainable contribution to the communities in which they operate. Scentre Group has supported a number of major programs for Assistance Dogs Australia including the PAWS Program helping parents and children with autism.

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Ethan and Bella's story

Ethan is an affectionate, sensitive and fun-loving little 5 year old boy. However, he can sometimes become anxious, especially with new and busy public environments. When Ethan is anxious or uncertain, he might cry, cover his ears, or freeze on the spot.

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Rook and Turbo's story

Life has well and truly changed for seven year old Rook who has Autism. These days, he is showing more confidence.

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It's raining pups

The staff of Assistance Dogs Australia are all walking around with huge grins on their faces. There is an abundance of puppy love in the air, thanks to our in-house breeding program. THREE litters have arrived — all within a month of each other.

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The extraordinary philanthrophy of Walter and Eliza Hall lives on

The vision of a husband and wife team endures across the centuries and transforms lives.

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Andrew and Benji's story

For Andrew, having Benji means everything has changed. He helps with Andrew’s anxieties of being out in public.

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PAWesome news for TODAY Extra!

Watch out, David and Sonia — The Nine Network's morning show, TODAY Extra has a new team member, and she's sure to steal the spotlight!

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Kaleb and Ganan's story

Kaleb is a 15 year old young man living with Autism. His family felt they were running out of options to improve their son’s future. Enter Ganan…

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Scott and Rosco's story

In 2003, a diving accident resulted in Scott, a strong, active man, having to face a very different future than the one he had imagined for himself.

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Berry Street School and Phoebe's story

Phoebe arrived to Berry Street School in May 2017 and now she is a vital member of this little school community.

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Tradies: Supporting their locally based national charity

We are excited to welcome Tradies as the proud sponsor of Luna, one of our new Super Pups-in-training.

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Caleb and Holly's story

A golden girl called Holly is changing the world of Caleb, an eight year old boy with autism. And teeth brushing is just the beginning.

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Where would we be without them?

Whether it's a pet providing companionship, or an assistance dog supporting people with disabilities, our canine friends always come through for us. There are many ways you can help strengthen that special bond between our dogs and clients in need. 

Assistance Dogs Australia more than just helping individuals, we are making stronger communities.

Assistance Dogs Australia train and place unique dogs with Australians in unique situations. Our free-to-client assistance dogs provide independence, self-esteem, improved health and relationships to individuals and families — resulting in stronger and more successful communities.

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Your support makes a difference

“Ethan is an affectionate, sensitive and fun-loving little 5 year old boy. However, he can sometimes become anxious, especially with new and busy public environments. When Ethan is anxious or uncertain, he might cry, cover his ears, or freeze on the spot. ”.

Your support makes a difference

“Phoebe arrived to Berry Street School in May 2017 and now she is a vital member of this little school community.”.

Your support makes a difference

“In 2003, a diving accident resulted in Scott, a strong, active man, having to face a very different future than the one he had imagined for himself.”.

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