Assistance Dogs International (ADI)

The Global Authority in the Assistance Dogs Industry

ICAN is the only service dog organization based in Indiana that is accredited through Assistance Dogs International.

Assistance Dogs International, Inc. (ADI) is a worldwide coalition of 133 non-profit programs that train and place Assistance Dogs. Founded in 1986 from a group of seven small programs, ADI has become the leading authority in the Assistance Dog industry.

The objectives of Assistance Dogs International are to:

  • Establish and promote standards of excellence in all areas of assistance dog acquisition, training, and partnership
  • Facilitate communication and learning among member programs
  • Educate the public to the benefits of Assistance Dogs and ADI membership.

Assistance Dogs organizations, such as ICAN, that pass ADI’s accreditation process become ADI Accredited Member programs and are regularly assessed to ensure they meet the highest standards in the industry.

To learn more, please visit Assistance Dogs International.