Training a service dog takes a lot of time and resources. In fact, it costs $25,000 to prepare a service dog for his or her important work. To see a breakdown of those costs, please visit Ingredients of a Service Dog. As the only accredited program based in Indiana by Assistance Dogs International (ADI), that means ICAN follows rigorous standards in the following areas:
Our organization relies on community partners, individuals, and private foundations to help us fulfill our mission. Whether you can donate your time to volunteer, provide a specific skill set to advance our program, or give financially, your support is greatly needed and sincerely appreciated.
There are many other ways to support ICAN simply done through your purchases on Amazon, Kroger, or Chewy. We also have a Wish List on much-needed pet items! To learn more, visit Other Ways to Support ICAN.
You can bring hope for more independent living to those living with a disability, and hope to inmate handlers who gain valuable life skills by training these amazing animals for a life of service.
ICAN is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, so your donations could be tax-deductible. Please consult your accountant or financial advisor to determine how the tax laws affect you.