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PTSD Program extended to B.C. and Alberta

Posted by on 07 23, 2015 | 0 comments

National Service Dogs (NSD) is proud to announce they have received a $50,000 donation from Wounded Warriors Canada to expand National Service Dogs’ PTSD programming in support of ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and First Responders. Founded in 1996, National Service Dogs (NSD) is a leading Canadian charity and the only Assistance Dogs International Accredited Program in Canada providing Certified Service Dogs to...

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The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs visits NSD

Posted by on 07 13, 2015 | 0 comments

June 1 was an exciting day when we welcomed The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, to NSD. Minister O’Toole announced the creation of national standards to be set for service dogs across Canada. National standards will help to ensure consistency across the country for working service dogs. The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) will lead the development of the standards in consultation with Veterans’...

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