Our Mission

We transform lives with service dogs.

In order to achieve this mission, Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc. (TLCAD):

  • Understands the benefits of placing dogs whose natural disposition and unique talents match a client's personality and individual needs.
  • Knows that in order to ensure long term success for both dog and client, the training begins as early as possible and endures throughout the working life of the dog.

The results of this mission can be witnessed in:

  • Individuals with a special need, a challenge or a disability actively participating in and contributing to the world around them.
  • Setting the standard for a professional, dependable and happy working dog.
  • Increasing awareness and public education of disabilities and Assistance Dogs.