The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance.  America’s VetDogs specializes placing highly-skilled service and guide dogs to individuals with physical injuries, PTSD, hearing and vision loss, and seizures.

Our mission is to help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence.  All services are provided at no cost — including transportation to and from our campus in Smithtown, New York, instruction, and more.   

We mourn the loss of President George H.W. Bush

Read the statement on behalf of America's VetDogs.

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Service Dog care and alumni support

Our Alumni Support pages provide program graduates and other members of our community with useful information on dog care, access laws, assistance dog etiquette and school or organisation speakers.

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A new service dog team working on new skills.

Black Lab service dog resting its head on his handlers knee.

Stories of Veterans and their dogs

“I had a hard time with balance and generally avoided stairs. However, my service dog just helped me walk up uneven railing-less stairs. Every single one - I couldn’t have done that a week before.”

Becca - America's VetDogs Program Graduate

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