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 Is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation

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Sponsor a Service Dog


We would love to count on you to be a sponsor. There are so many ways you can make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities!

Did You Know That It Costs Service Dogs for Children with Disabilities?

  • $25/week to feed one dog
  • $500-$3,000 for initial veterinary care
  • $500-$800/year/dog for maintenance veterinary care (This includes exams, bloodwork, vaccines, parasite preventatives, and other routine procedures)
  • $3000-$5000+ for emergency or specialty veterinary care
  • $300-$500 for customized service vest and accessories to fit specific needs of the service dog recipient
  • $500-$1500 to transport a dog: We rescue dogs all across the country. Depending on travel mode and location of rescue and placement, this price varies. If you are a transporter and would like to volunteer your time, please contact us!
  • $8000-$12000 for rehabilitation and training. This process may take 6 months to 2 years depending on the dog's initial behavioral status and job they are trained for.

The average service dog costs us $10,000-$35,000. Help us save 2 lives at a time.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Individuals, clubs, businesses and groups can sponsor a service dog's training, care or fully fund a team's education. Read about our 4 levels of sponsorship and give us a call to find out more (866) 606-9877.

Platinum Sponsorship - $10,000

Become a sponsor of a Service Dog Team. Your sponsorship will cover:

  • Health screening with hip and elbow x-rays
  • Acquisition costs for a suitable candidate
  • Nine months of service dog training, food & veterinary care
  • Equipment such as an emergency phone, lever door handles w/straps, other useful devices, custom fitted harness
  • Team training for the disabled student and a new service dog
  • Transportation
  • Graduation amenities
  • Lifetime follow up support services

Sponsor will receive, in appreciation:

  • Opportunity to name the dog
  • Sponsorship plaque
  • Page on our web site with photos of your dog and progress reports as he goes through training
  • A visit with service dog if you are within 150 miles and an opportunity to meet the team or [distance or preference] a video tape of the dog performing service dog tasks and working with his new partner
  • Handsomely framed 11" x 14" team graduation photo

Golden Sponsorship - $5,000

Sponsor a Service Dog. Your sponsorship will cover:

  • Health screening with hip and elbow e-rays
  • Acquisition costs for a suitable dog
  • Service dog's training (310 hours minimum)
  • Obedience class fees
  • Socialization field trips
  • Liver treats and other training food for 9 months
  • Red vest, collar, ID tags, leashes and training harness

Sponsor will receive, in appreciation:

  • Sponsorship plaque
  • Page on our web site with photos of your dog and progress reports as he goes through training
  • A visit with service dog if you are within 150 miles and/or a video tape of the dog finishing training and performing his service dog tasks
  • Handsomely framed 8"x10" team graduation photo

Silver Sponsorship - $2,500

Sponsor the Placement Phase. Your sponsorship will cover:

  • Team training (120 hours of instruction), inclusive of travel, lodging & meals
  • Equipment such as the service dog's custom fitted harness, door opening lead and hook, K-9 rescue phone
  • Lifetime follow up support services

Sponsor will receive, in appreciation:

  • Sponsorship plaque
  • Handsomely framed 8"x10" team graduation photo

Caring Sponsorship - $1,200

Sponsor the Care of a Service dog-in-training. Your sponsorship will cover:

  • Food, chew toys, grooming and Veterinary care for nine months

Sponsor will receive, in appreciation:

  • Three progress reports with photos
  • Handsomely framed team graduation photo