Service Animals


Benefits of a Service Animal (

The VA has been providing veterinary benefits to Veterans diagnosed as having visual, hearing or substantial mobility impairments and whose rehabilitation and restorative care is clinically determined to be optimized through the assistance of a guide dog or service dog.

Steps to Get a Service Animal (

In order to obtain a service dog through the VA, the veteran needs to follow these steps.
  • Meet with a Health Provider
  • Adopt and Train your Service Dog
  • Apply for VA Benefits

Organizations That Help Train Service Animals for Vets (

View the top 11 Organizations That Help With VA Service Dog Training for Veterans.