Certified Service Dogs for Autism
Since 1996, National Service Dogs (NSD) has been training Labrador and Golden...
Certified Service Dogs For PTSD
NSD’s Service Dog for PTSD Program was launched in 2011. The dogs are...
Canine Assisted Intervention
National Service Dogs’ first Canine Assisted Intervention (CAI) Dog was...
National Service Dogs’ Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs has been hosted in various cities across Ontario over the last 17 years. Getting its start in Oakville ON in 1998, the event quickly became NSD’s largest and most anticipated event. Find out more
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 opportunities that are targeted towards the Find out more
Upcoming & Recent Events
Nine year old Maya is a bright, creative and funny little girl with ASD. Maya does not require a Service Dog; however, she is raising money to sponsor a child Read more
It’s not too early to start planning for NSD’s most anticipated event, our Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs! Read more
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NSD’s Boad of Directors is comprised of highly skilled professionals specializing in veterinary medicine, animal welfare and training, finance, business management, and communications and marketing. Everyone at NSD is committed to the health and welfare of the animals in our care. We are an accredited member of Assistance Dogs International , the worldwide governing body in the field of Service Dog training, and must adhere to the highest standards of care for our Service Dogs and aftercare of both dogs and clients.
Read the compelling story of three year old Atlas and his National Service Dog, Harris, as featured in The Star, January 2014. Read now!.