Dogs 4 Disabled

Veterans

DOGS 4 DISABLED VETERANS
8362 Pines Blvd Suite 196, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
Phone: (954) 254-2160

Mosis Castro and D4DV Service Dog 'Salsa"

Welcome to
Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans


D4DV is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the rehabilitation of rescue dogs and giving them a purpose as service dogs or emotional support dogs for disabled veterans. We are located in South Florida and  proudly serve our veterans throughout the state.

Disabled Veteran "Mosis" with D4DV Service Dog "Salsa"

Disabled Veteran "John" with D4DV Service Dog "Abel"

D4DV Graduate dog "Major"

WATCH THE TEAMS IN ACTION!

Disabled Veteran "Joe" with D4DV Service Dog "Jasmine"

Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans

Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans working in partnership with Florida Department of Corrections - Martin Correctional Facility Work Camp. B.A.R.K. program inmates training service dogs through a "train-the-trainer" program under the guidance and direction of Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans (D4DV) trainers.

Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans  Service Dogs are trained to:


  • Help with taking off shoes, socks, pants, shirts
  • Pull blanket over person
  • Retrieve shoes, socks, jacket
  • Pick up dropped items
  • Retrieve phone and keys  
  • Load clothes in front loading washer and dryer
  • Pull laundry basket to person
  • Throw items in trash can
  • Open and close doors and drawers
  • Hold open door while person passes through
  • Push/Pull wheelchair for short distances
  • Provide brace for walking, standing and sitting
  • Help fallen person get up
  • Turn lights on and off
  • Alert to sounds for hearing impaired person

Our Mission
 
To help disabled veterans, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, reintegrate into the community through the utilization of rehabilitated, rescued dogs!