Natioal Volunteer Week: EEP

We are so thankful for all our sitters. They always take on the challenge of welcoming a new dog into their home, loving them, and working through challenges that come along with each dog.

National Volunteer Week: Breeding and Whelping Volunteers

We would like to say Thank You to all of our volunteers who help at these beginning stages of our future life changes. Without you, it would not be possible to fulfill our mission.


The Leadership and staff of National Service Dogs want to share that we are treating COVID-19 pandemic with seriousness.

A Few Years Back….I Fell in Love!

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. Read more

Canada Litter

In celebration of Canada 150, meet NSD’s Canada Litter.

These future life changers were named after influential Canadians or significant historical events for Canadians.
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Visit the Halton Region Museum!

We were pleased to work with the Halton Region Museum on their service dog exhibit “Beyond Sit & Stay.”  Read more

If you are interested in certifying your pet dog….

Hey, we love our pets too, but we know they are not Service Dogs. Some folks are interested in certifying their pets for public access. If that’s what you want to do, we CANNOT help you. NSD is an Assistance Dogs International accredited training school and as such we only breed, train and certify dogs from our program. Want to learn more about what it takes to become a Certified Service Dog? Click HERE.

Veteran’s Affairs Canada announces Service Dog pilot project

Minister Fantino announces Service Dogs pilot project to support Veterans with PTSD. Learn more HERE.