/favicon.ico

Search

Illini Service Dogs

Date:

Ongoing

Program Type:

RSO

Participation Details:

No participation details specified

Address(es):

No address has been specified

Email:

Parent Program(s):

  • Registered Student Organizations Office

Social Media:

Options:

 

Content Area(s):

Description:

The Illini Service Dog Program is a Registered Student Organization at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Founded in 2010 by Bridget Evans.

They are the first program that allows college students to train service dogs from puppy hood to placement. 

Students are provided the opportunity to foster and train a service dog for a person with a disability. The students take the dogs to classes, sporting events, and on buses. The dogs learn to turn on lights, open doors, pick up objects, and much more! By the time the dogs graduate from our program, they know over 40 commands!

After the service dog has completed training, the dog is placed with a person with a disability free of charge. 

Students will have the enriching experience of training a dog for a person with a disability while gaining knowledge of disability culture and disability rights.

Cities Impacted:

Events for August 2017 (Grid View)

S M T W T F S
View list of events for the week of July 30, 2017
July 30, 2017
July 31, 2017
August 1, 2017:
(7 Events)
August 2, 2017:
(6 Events)
August 3, 2017:
(6 Events)
August 4, 2017:
(5 Events)
August 5, 2017:
(0 Events)
View list of events for the week of August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 7, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 8, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 9, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 10, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 11, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 12, 2017:
(0 Events)
View list of events for the week of August 13, 2017
August 13, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 14, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 15, 2017:
(1 Event)
August 16, 2017:
(1 Event)
August 17, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 18, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 19, 2017:
(0 Events)
View list of events for the week of August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 21, 2017:
(1 Event)
August 22, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 23, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 24, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 25, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 26, 2017:
(0 Events)
View list of events for the week of August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 28, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 29, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 30, 2017:
(0 Events)
August 31, 2017:
(0 Events)
September 1, 2017
September 2, 2017

Browse the Portal

Connect with us

University of Illinois
Portal questions or comments? Contact us!
© 2017 The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

Follow us: