Veterans and Families
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.
As an organization regulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we will focus on training the dog to do specific tasks that will mitigate the Veteran's diagnosed symptoms.
Of course, our program is intended to complement traditional treatments of PTSD, TBI, and MST and is not intended to replace any current treatment plans in place.
Intake and Processing
Generally 1-2 Weeks
Companion Dog Phase
Service Dog Phase
how much does it cost?
Due to the generosity of our donors, over 90% of the costs are paid through scholarships resulting in very modest out of pocket costs to the Veteran. Included costs:
A complete Veterinary Wellness checkup
All needed training equipment
For SD4V provided dogs we also provide supplies and veterinary services while in the program
All necessary training expenses
At graduation, service dog vest, ID badge, ADA wallet cards are provided