*** The next Canine Ambassador Program pre-assessment has been changed to Sunday March 24th at 7:00 pm. Training will be on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 from April 2nd to May 14th – Spring Training Schedule. See the CAP Page for more details. ***
What is Sweet Charity?
Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs, a Canadian Registered Charity (#82238 5035 RR0001) in Barrie, Ontario exists to train dogs to help people who need them.
It’s that simple!
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Diabetes Alert Dog Program
Our Diabetes Alert Dog program trains puppies as service dogs to match them with children and youth living with Type 1 diabetes with no hypoglycemic awareness. The dogs are professionally trained to recognize low blood sugars and alert the child or get help.
Personal Support Service Dog Program
Our Personal Support Service Dog Program trains rescue dogs as personal support service dogs to help mitigate the impact of anxiety and stress related to chronic disease in children and youth. The dog acts as an emotional and therapeutic support system for the child or youth.
Canine Ambassador Program
In our Canine Ambassador Program (CAP), a team of a staff member and their pet dog is trained to promote well-being and positive mental health in the safety of a particular facility.
Apply now for the 2019 sessions.
Thank you to all of our generous supporters.
Who We Are
Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency. Our charitable number is #82238 5035 RR0001. We received our charitable status in May 2014. Sweet Charity exists to train dogs to help people who need them. It’s that simple!