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Thank you Petland, Sponsor of the 2015 Autism Graduating Class



Easter Egg Hunt For Dogs, March 25, 2016

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

April 23, 2015 update: Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2015 Hunt such a memorable one! This year the National Service Dogs Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs raised $83,000 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

Start the Holiday Season off right by supporting National Service Dogs and the people who rely on them with a donation this #GivingTuesdayWR. Its as easy as 1,2,3!
1. Click on the Donate button
2. Choose a donation amount that’s right for you!
3. Print the UnSelfie page and share your giving stories on our Facebook Page or Instagram, #National_Service_Dogs #GivingTuesdayWR

Make your giving count this holiday season by honouring a family member, friend or associate with a Gift that lasts Fur-ever from National Service Dogs. Click HERE for details.

This summer Global Pet Foods in Belmont Village hosted a series of fundraisers to sponsor NSD Belle (pictured above), a black lab – golden retriever cross from our F Litter. Thank you to Kelly and our friends at Global, Belmont!

November 21, 2015 marks the start of our Autumn 2015 Autism Team Training class. Families from across Canada will be attending this week long course where Read more

Can you believe National Service Dogs will soon be celebrating our 20th year anniversary? We will mark this very special moment in our organization’s history at a celebration on June 4, 2016. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for details.

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Latest From The Blog

NSD Norman and Chad featured in national CBC story

In 2011 Chad became NSD’s first client to receive a PTSD Service Dog. We are honoured to be able to assist those who have served our country with courage and strength. Thank you Chad for sharing your story so beautifully and for representing NSD and the service dog community with such grace and honour. We were humbled by your story and are proud of you and Norman for all you have done and continue to do. THANK YOU for your service. We would also like to thank Wounded Warriors Canada for supporting our efforts and our veterans. To view Chad and Norman’s story, please click HERE.

NSD Oakley is off to Kindergarten

Such a great interview! NSD Oakley was featured on CBC Radio One in September and we are so happy to hear he is making such an incredible contribution at school. So proud of Kate and NSD Oakley! Listen to the full interview HERE.

Read the latest edition of our newsletter, The Scoop.

Read the latest version of the NSD Scoop HERE.

PTSD Program extended to B.C. and Alberta

National Service Dogs (NSD) is proud to announce they have received a $50,000 donation from Wounded Warriors Canada to expand National

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