Dogs for Better Lives

Our name is our promise.

Our Story


Dogs for Better Lives (formerly Dogs for the Deaf) is a national nonprofit organization that rescues, trains, and places Assistance Dogs throughout the United States. We place Hearing Dogs, Facility Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, and Career Change Dogs - free to clients after a $50 application fee and refundable deposit.

Rescuing dogs and professionally training them to help people and enhance lives, maintaining a lifelong commitment to all dogs we rescue and all people we serve.

Get Involved


You can impact Dogs for Better Lives by joining our Footprints journey and by becoming a fundraiser. Join a campaign and download the Charity Footprints' free mobile fitness application and #GetFitGiveBack.

Contact Information


Dogs for Better Lives
Dogs for Better Lives
10175 Wheeler Rd