Service Dogs Alabama is dedicated to providing medical and psychiatric assistance dogs to children, adults, and Veterans with disabilities and School Dogs trained to assist educators and counselors with student interventions that create drama-free classrooms. SDA rescues 50+ dogs a year, rehabilitates 50+ inmates a year who train our dogs in prison, changes the course of the lives of children, adults and Veterans with disabilities, and alters classroom dynamics.

Operation Freedom Paws empowers veterans and others with disabilities to live a quality life by teaching them to train their own dogs, and certifying them as service dog teams. The dogs, usually from rescue organizations or shelters, are carefully evaluated. Each is then matched to a specific client’s physical and psychological needs. There is no charge – all we ask is a commitment to complete the 48-week training program.

iK9 is currently training and providing service dogs for military veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). iK9 is proud to be able to perform this important work for our veterans, as well expanding our capability by providing service animals. Our service dogs actively provide comfort and support for the anxieties common to Veterans with PTSD, as well as performing key functions in order to assist our veterans. iK9 is furthering its commitment to support our veterans through a collaboration with the non-profit 1st foundation. This partnership will facilitate our effort to pair service dogs with those in need.

We specialize in PTSD and /or TBI Service Dogs. Our focus is on those persons that have served our country as a US Military Member, Law Enforcement Officer, Fire Fighter, EMS Worker.

Service Dogs/Animals with PTSD

We believe that the animal-human bond is an absolutely indisputable part of emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical healing.  We seek to make this healing available through the provision of Service Dog training for all who experience “invisible or visible” disabilities, regardless of financial or other challenges that might discourage them from seeking this invaluable resource.

We do believe that healing begins with a mission and a battle buddy. Our Mission is to ensure that veterans and their families receive programs and services that will help them acclimate back to family and civilian life.

Warrior Canine Connection utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery model to help recovering Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other.

The Pets for Vets program is dedicated to supporting veterans and providing a second chance for shelter pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with America’s veterans who could benefit from a companion animal.

 Our vision is a world where animals live in dignity and freedom. We translate this vision into everyday living by helping animals in need. Our work empowers people to change their lives for animals to make all places sanctuary. Kerulos is collaborative and holistic in philosophy and method. Our activities and publications extend abroad but we remain grassroots with the purpose of enhancing dialogue, bridging groups and ideas, and building social capacity for change.Our programs are interdisciplinary and international, drawing from multiple cultures and knowledge bodies (e.g., western, tribal, animal-inclusive). We do not prescribe how to be; rather we support personal empowerment to make changes that benefit all animals.

The mission of Canines 4 Hope is to provide you and your family with assistance and hope to live a fulfilled and fruitful life with the aid of a professionally trained service dog. A Canines 4 Hope trained service dog can ease the burden and restriction imposed by disabling disability. Our professionally trained instructors are dedicated to provide you with assistance to your complete satisfaction.

   To provide Missouri military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a trained Service dog, most of these dogs of which will be rescued from local shelters. This is accomplished by pairing the veteran with a rescued dog who then will train together until graduation.   To help our war heroes improve in their symptoms of PTSD, adjust back into civilian life, lead a more productive life and help them build self-esteem.  We also want to help the pet overpopulation problem by helping place shelter or rescue dogs into good homes.

PAALS trains animals to assist people with varying abilities to live more independent and enriched lives by providing them with assistance dogs. Some of our specially trained canines are taught to turn lights on and off, tug open doors, pick up dropped items and alert for help to assist individuals in wheelchairs. Other dogs go on to assist children with autism and soldiers with PTSD to accomplish therapeutic and real life goals.

Therapetics Service Dogs of Oklahoma is a non-profit working to enhance the lives of individuals living with disabilities. We train and place Mobility Assistance Service Dogs for individuals with physical disabilities as well as Psychiatric Service Dogs for military veterans diagnosed with PTSD.

Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers has developed a proprietary and unique program for training dogs to support veterans, adults and children who are daily coping with post traumatic stress disorder.  There are a number of tasks the dogs can be taught to support those with PTSD including  helping with medication reminders,other memory issues such as disorientation, directional challenges, and keeping track of time. Our mission is to provide service dogs that help PTSD victims gain independence over their condition.

“Our mission is to acknowledge, honor, and empower members of United States Special Operations Forces by providing service dogs for PTSD and physical needs.”

We raise, train, and place service dogs with disabled veterans and children. The majority of our recipients include children with autism and combat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and mobility issues.

K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our Warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury, and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post-9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.

Each dog is trained to a standard, and additional training is customized to the individual needs of the applicant. SDA is committed to working together with the applicant and their service dog as they learn to work as a team to increase physical, emotional and social self-sufficiency.