Service Dogs

Dogs can provide a calming and safe presence. They can ease anxiety, depression, and detect when their owners need support.The following organizations can connect you to a Service Dog. 

Patriot Paws (Click Here)

"The mission of Patriot PAWS is to train and provide service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence. Patriot PAWS intends to build partnerships with state and community organizations to help develop and support this goal. " From their website you can apply for a service dog.  

K9s For Warriors (Click Here)

"K9s For Warriors is the nation's largest provider of service dogs to military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Military Sexual Trauma. Our program is unique, comprehensive, and proven thanks to research by Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. We provide each warrior with a service canine, equipment, training, certification, seminars, legal instruction, vet care, housing, home cooked meals, unconditional love and listening, and a life-time of wrap-around services. In essence, we don't just give each of our warriors a service dog, we give them the K9s Family.

The K9s program is 100% free for the veteran. We have our warriors' backs."

America's Vet Dogs (Click Here)

"The service dog programs of America's VetDogsĀ® were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to United States veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance. Not only does a service dog provide support with daily activities, it provides the motivation to tackle every day challenges."

Look at the Local Resources Page for your area to find smaller, more local organizations.