Must be a Combat disabled veteran
Veteran must have an honorable discharge and be in good standing with the law
Veteran is clinically diagnosed with PTSD
Veteran has undergone therapy / treatment for PTSD
Veteran has to be clean from all addictions for at least one year
Veteran needs a letter of recommendation from doctor recommending a service dog
Veteran must have a stable home environment and living at the same address for at least 6 months
Some knowledge of dogs required
There are no other dogs at the home unless they are certified therapy dogs through Therapy Dogs International
Veteran must fulfill all training requirements (80-120 hours of training with dog prior to placement depending on experience)
Once placed with our Service dog, 2-year commitment to training on a weekly basis
Veteran must sign PAWWS agreement and uphold highest standard of a working relationship with PTSD Service Dog.
Please fill out form completely. Thank You!
You will be asked to send one of the following documents related to your status (Active Duty, Retired, Veteran) once your applications is received.
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