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October 02, 2006

Annual Meeting of the International Association of Assistance Dog Partners

ON January 30, 2007 IAADP, a cross-disability consumer advocacy
organization of people partnered with guide, hearing and service
dogs, will hold its thirteenth annual conference at the Baltimore
Marriott Inner Harbor. The keynoter will be Seeing Eye graduate
Marcus Engel, author and motivational speaker. Issues to be
explored include disaster relief and emergency preparedness,
the distinctions between assistance dogs and emotional support
animals, the training and selection of alert dogs for diabetes and a
discussion with federal officials on service animal issues
involving public transportation. A sit down lunch will be
provided as well as many gifts for canine assistant participants
and their human partners.

Where: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor, Tel. 410-692-0202
When: January 30, 2007, Registration 8 am, morning session 9-12,
lunch 12-2 pm, afternoon session 2-5:30 pm
Cost: $45 for IAADP members, $65 for non-members
How to register: Consult the website,, e-mail or call Tanya at 513-245-2199