Dogs for the Deaf

10175 Wheeler Rd.
Central Point, OR 97502- Map It
Phone: (541) 826-9220

AAA Editor Notes

Dogs for the Deaf 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 agency, which trains dogs to assist deaf and hearing-impaired persons, offers tours and demonstrations. Visitors can observe how dogs alert their person to various sounds. Tours also include a 5-minute video and a visit to the kennels where the dogs live during 4-6 months of intensive training.
Hours: Tours depart Mon.-Fri. at 11 and 1. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.