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Fidos for Freedom, Inc – MARYLAND
Fidos for Freedon, Inc an Assistance Dog and Therapy Dog Training Organization. Fidos For Freedom, Inc. is run by a dedicated group of volunteers who strive to increase the quality of life for people living in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan community through the use of Hearing dogs, Service dogs and Therapy dogs.
The mission of Fidos for Freedom is to provide trained Service dogs or Hearing Dogs to people who are physically challenged, deaf or hard-of-hearing, including on-going support services and training.
SERVICE DOGS are trained to aid individuals who are mobility impaired to achieve their desire to be independent by performing tasks that are physically demanding. They assist physically challenged individuals by performing tasks, such as:
Retrieving out-of-reach objects; Opening doors; Counter balancing the person who is walking, Assisting in chair-to-chair or floor-to-chair transer, Pulling a wheelchair (short distance), Assisting with dressing or undressing and helping a person stand who has fallen.
Therapy Dog Teams:
A therapy dog team consists of one dog and his/her handler. Therapy dogs are owned by our volunteers and are specifically trained to perform quality pet therapy visits at local healthcare facilities when accompanied by their owners and/or to participate in our community education program.
The non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization is based in Laurel, Maryland.