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Congratulations PTSD Service Dog Grads of Spring 2016! Thank you Wounded Warriors Canada!



Easter Egg Hunt For Dogs, March 25, 2016

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Thank you for an exciting 2016 Hunt! Throughout this event’s history we have enjoyed some beautiful spring days, sunshine and green fields, and yes, we all prefer that. But for many reasons the 2016 Hunt Find out more

Donor & Sponsorship Opportunities

NSD receives no government funding and relies entirely on support from corporate sponsors, local community members, service clubs and annual fundraising events. We have a number of donor and sponsorship Find out more

Accreditation, ADI and Imagine


Assistance Dogs International, Inc.:
National Service Dogs has been a member of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) since 2000, achieving full accreditation in 2008. ADI sets standards for the Find out more

Upcoming & Recent Events

National Service Dog Training Centre Inc
Pursuant to its bylaws, NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of National Service Dog Training Centre Inc will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at the training centre located at 1286 Cedar Creek Rd, Cambridge, ON.
Light refreshments will be available. All are welcome to attend.

New Location for 2016: Waterloo Knights of Columbus,  Read more

We’ve come along way from our humble beginnings as a grassroots Read more

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Visit the Halton Region Museum this Summer!

For the past year we have been working with the Halton Region Museum on their service dog exhibit “Beyond Sit & Stay.” We are so excited to announce the Grand Opening will take place this Sunday, May 29. The official opening is at 9.30 a.m. but the exhibit will be open all day until 6 p.m. Over the summer it will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week including statutory holidays. Check it out! 
Special thanks and congratulations to Sue and Karla!

Introducing NSD Ortona

TORONTO – National Service Dogs (NSD) and Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) are proud to introduce NSD Ortona. At just 12 weeks he is already showing the temperament, trainability and personality sought in PTSD and Autism Service Dogs.

Next week Ortona will be flying to Edmonton where he will be matched with his new NSD Puppy Raiser, Capt. Donna Riguidel. For the next sixteen months the Riguidel family will be teaching him all of his basic obedience skills and

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