Celebrating 20 years of expanding potential through the life-changing power of Certified Service Dogs.


Petland Paws for Autism

Posted by on 05 11, 2018 | 0 comments

For 11 years Petland Canada guests have dramatically impacted the lives of two dozen children living with autism through their annual Paws for Autism Fundraiser in support of National Service Dogs . On May 4th we will kick off the month long, 2018 Paws Campaign with a goal of raising $50,000! Visit a Petland location near you and make a donation in support of Rowan, Blake, Josiah or Holden. Thank you for Petland empowering children to reach...

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Board of Director Positions

Posted by on 04 18, 2018 | 0 comments

National Service Dogs is looking for candidates for the Board of Directors.  This year the professional expertise we’re recruiting for to further strengthen our Board are in the following areas, but not limited to: Legal  & Negotiation experience Fundraising Human Resources or Volunteer Management Please click here for the candidate package and submission details. NSD Director Candidate Information Package...

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A Few Years Back….I Fell in Love!

Posted by on 04 16, 2018 | 2 comments

A few years back, a friend introduced me to NSD weekend dogs. I fell in love! Having recently lost a golden retriever but living in an apartment, the evening program and weekend sitting was a perfect compromise. The dogs were so well behaved and had great personalities. Although the whole having a perfect dog around was a bonus, the first time I attended an NSD grad – I bawled my eyes out – the whole ugly cry, mascara dripping bawl...

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