You’ll find on this page various links and organizations where you can learn about training classes and working with your Newfoundland.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
424 East 92nd Street
New York, N.Y. 10128-6804
Canine Companions for Independence
P.O. Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
P.O. Box 151200
San Rafael, CA. 94915-1200
Dog Scouts of America
5068 Nest Road East
St. Helen, MI. 48656
Dog Scouts holds several camps in Michigan to bring together dogs and their owners for training in water safety and rescue, drug detection, scent-tracking and hiking. Their aim is to encourage owners to spend more time outdoors with their dogs and to teach canines how to be of more assistance in return.
National Association for Search and Rescue
4500 Southgate Place, Suite 100
Chantilly, VA. 20151-1714
NASAR is a not-for-profit organization that assists paid personnel and volunteers working in search and rescue, disaster aid and emergency medicine. They have a Search and Rescue section for people interested in training a SAR dog and joining the field of Search and Rescue.
289 Perimeter Road East
Renton, WA. 98055-1329
Water Test Regulations (PDF)