Connecting the worlds of children, families and communities through the love and loyalty of Assistance and Therapy dogs.

About Dogs For Kids

What we do

Our Dogs

Meet the pups

Our Families

Info for families

Join us

It’s a long and costly journey for our enthusiastic puppies to become cherished Assistance or Therapy dogs for children. Here’s how you can help our dogs become the life-changing companions.


Dogs for Kids does not receive any government funding. Every donation we receive helps change a family’s life. Make a donation today.

Volunteer or Foster

We’re grateful for our many supporters and volunteers. Our foster families raise and nurture confident, curious and well-socialised dogs that are ready to undergo full-time training with Dogs for Kids.

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Apply for a dog

Are you a family who could benefit from an Assistance or Therapy dog? Find out more about the process and how Dogs for Kids could help you and your family.

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Step into our world

Watch our behind the scenes video to see what goes into raising and training our dogs. You’ll learn more about Dogs For Kids through the eyes of our founder Katie, and hear from our families on how we match our dogs and kids to make lasting friendships.

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