Service Dogs - People with Reduced Mobility

Provided by: Mira

Service Description

Provides free service dogs to help people with mobility impairments be autonomous. The guide dogs assist people with their daily lives and are trained to: Pick-up objects on the ground * Serve as a support or rest * Pull a wheelchair.

A 3-week training course is required to be completed, beginning with a half-day evaluation with a physiotherapist and dog coach. All training is done in Quebec. Housing and meals are provided. If a child is attending, parents are also housed.

Information

Eligibility:
Must: Be 11 years and older * Have permanent impaired mobility * Have a significant and persistent movement impairment * Have a medical report completed by your doctor * Be able to care for the dog
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
Download the medical report from the website, have a doctor complete it and then email the application
Documents Required:
Doctor completed medical report
Language:
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Newfoundland and Labrador * Quebec

Service Locations & Contact Info