Our Recent Graduates

Our goal here at SD4V is to build strong Veteran and Service Dog Teams that will have a positive impact on the Veteran's quality of life.

  • Jennifer & Addie

    A United States Marine. With Addie as her Service Dog, going out is not the daunting exercise it had been.

  • Sidney & Tank

    A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Sidney credits Tank & SD4V for his improved health.

  • Steve & Barrett

    Veteran of the US Navy. Steve has a new-found way to connect & help other Veterans going through the program.


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Just Released!

Book: Heroes of the Heart

Sixty-three military men and women have graduated and regained dignity, healing, and normalcy through the program. Vets and dogs train together for months until each pair becomes an inseparable team with new purpose in life.


helping Veterans

reclaim their lives

one dog at a time...

Based in Greenville, SC area we have been serving the Veterans of upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina since 2014!

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Assessment. Recovery. Healing.

For some, the battle is not over. The sights, the sounds, the smells still haunt the minds of many of our Nation's Heroes.

We at Service Dogs for Veterans are providing a new battle buddy for these brave men and women to help them cope with the pain of loss, the nightmare of memory, and the loneliness of survival.

Certified Training

Experienced &


Dog Trainers

Our training staff is here to support you. Our program trainers provide real-world service training, recognized professionally, through these certification organizations.

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Growth Journey

Healing walk for

all Veterans

We rescue shelter dogs selected for the individual training needs and lifestyle of the Veteran. In 8 months we graduate loyal working dogs and confident, skilled handlers.

What is the key?

You Make the difference!

Life limiting symptoms of PTSD, TBI, MST manifest, as painful reminders.

You can help a Veteran asses their symptoms, begin recovery, and find new hope in healing.

With the help of People

We help Veterans write new chapters of hope.

SD4V is grateful for the commercial establishments that allow us to conduct our Public Access training. At the top of this list is Cabela's, JD and his team have been a huge help. They not only allow us to train, they provide the space to have our graduation and conduct post-graduation interviews. Thank You!

We are grateful for other local merchants: Lowe's, Target, Kohl's, TJ Maxx & Walmart.

They allow our Service Dogs in Training to practice.

Our Veterans Say

Testimonials from graduates, supporters, and those helping change Veteran lives.

"The program and Liberty have empowered me. Before her, I had to have people with me in order to be able to go out. Now I can go alone with Liberty by my side and I am more productive at work. Before I had to be strategic about everything, getting gas, going to the store, going outside even. But no more. Now I am free to just do whatever or go wherever. Freedom. IT's a powerful thing."

DeAndria "Andi" Hardy


Our Partners

Unselfishly giving to honor those who have given so much.


Help give a Veteran the quality of living and future they deserve.



To complement the traditional treatment for Veterans with PTSD, TBI, and MST, by training them and a dog to become highly effective ADA Compliant Service Dog Teams.


P.O. BOX 965
Taylors, SC 29687


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