Do you meet AVSDA's admission requirements? Take a look at what you'll need before filling out our Veteran Questionnaire, below:
Letter of Referral from a Mental Healthcare Provider
You will be requesting a letter from your doctor, which MUST STATE that you have a current PTS diagnosis, that you are currently in treatment for PTS, that a Service Dog is medically necessary, and that you are therapeutic enough to participate in a 52-week dog training program. You don't need the letter yet, but it will be a requirement.
DD214 with Honorable Discharge
This is solely for proof of service.
If you will be able to meet the above requirements, please complete this AVSDA Veteran Questionnaire to begin your application process:
Click this link: AVSDA Veteran Questionnaire
After review of your questionnaire, AVSDA will send a confirmation email to you, with instructions regarding scheduling an online/ Zoom interview with our Program and Training Directors. Following this interview, you will be instructed to complete the full application process.