Now Accepting Applications for PTSD Service Dogs. Contact us for Details.
That 17% of youth with a parent with PTS will suffer from Anxiety & Depression. The impact of our program can help change this by allowing the parent to live with less stress and anxiety, as well as relief from the symptoms of PTS.
You have the unique opportunity to help families recover by getting involved in our program.
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Thank you for your interest in our Service Dog Program.
Our Organization places Service Dogs with Veterans and First Responders suffering from PTSD
Please understand that the process of receiving a dog can take 18-24 months from the time your application is accepted.
If your application is accepted it does not guarantee you will be placed with a dog, you must meet our requirements which include.
1. Active participation in a treatment program for a minimum of 12 months.
2. You must be able to obtain a written letter of recommendation from a member of your treatment team. ie: therapist, psychiatrist.
3. You must have stable housing for a minimum of 12 months. We will require proof of address and will complete a Home Visit.
If you have any question please reach out to Takodaservicedogs@gmail.com before submitting the application.
We are located in Poughkeepsie NY and will accept applicants that can travel to our facility. You will be required to attend training for a minimum of 40 hours. Please consider this when applying