Autism Dog Services Inc. 




Vicky has devoted her career to advocating and helping charitable organizations thrive! She has held both long term fundraising and executive leadership positions with charities such as; The Ontario Lung Association, MitoCanada Foundation, The Children's Safety Village of Brant, Operation Lift and now Autism Dog Services.

Vicky resides with her husband Rick and son Adam in Brantford, ON and her step daughter Meagan lives in Hamilton, ON. Vicky and her husband rescue dogs and give them a life of love and respect.

Contact Vicky with your fundraising ideas, she would love to hear from you!

(519) 722-2685

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Allison is a graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University. Allison volunteered and worked for the first program in the world to train and place service dogs for children with autism. She joined the ADS team in 2009 to continue her work with children, families and service dogs. Since 2009, Allison has collaborated with other staff to achieve charity status for ADS, accreditation with Assistance Dogs International and has led several special projects for ADS; including the development of manuals and videos for families and educators working with service dogs. Allison currently works part-time for ADS and is responsible for the effective coordination of all things related to families; including those interested in obtaining more information about acquiring a service dog, families on our wait list and families who currently have service dogs.  Allison also spends part of her time training future service dogs, researching and writing grants for ADS.      

(519) 504-7658



Janine oversees our puppy program, working with our team of volunteer puppy raisers to ensure that all our ADS puppies get off to a great start.  Janine also provides training to future service dogs.  

(519) 722-6563

Autism Dog Services is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of voluntary community members.

Board Members - 2017

Mike Craig, Chair

Nikki Dobben, Vice-Chair

Husain Gilani - Treasurer

Jordan Pelkmans - Secretary


Aaron Percival