Dogs for Better Lives is off I-5, exit 35; take Blackwell Rd. n. 1 mi. then straight (e.) on Kirtland Rd. for 4 mi., then n. on Table Rock Rd. for 4 mi., then w. on Wheeler Rd. at mile marker 10 for .25 mi. to 10175 Wheeler Rd. This national nonprofit organization, which trains dogs to assist deaf and hearing-impaired individuals, etc., offers tours and demonstrations. Visitors can observe how dogs alert their person to various sounds. Tours also include a 12-minute video and a visit to the kennels where the dogs live during 4-6 months of intensive training.