Andrew Armstrong

Andrew Co-founded NADI and is involved in helping people with disabilities gain greater independence  through the use of highly skilled service dogs, with a focus on returning members of our Armed Forces. Andrew and his service dog Smitty, have spent countless hours volunteering with children who read to his dog. Andrew has witnessed the impact of a dog reading program and is excited to introduce National Assistance dogs in a reading program.


Cindy Abels
-Executive Director

Cindy Co-founded NADI. She graduated from Bergin University of Canine Studies in 2002. She has over 16 years of expertise in training and placing assistance dogs.  Cindy has over 20 years of experience in canine breeding and healthcare.