DOGS 4 DISABLED VETERANS    



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

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!

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

Mosis Castro and D4DV Service Dog 'Salsa"

D4DV Graduate dog "Major"

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.



  Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans receives $5000
    Charitable Gift from PetSmart!

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., PetSmart Charities will present a check for $5,000 to support Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans at PetSmart at 11950 Pines Boulevard in Pembroke Pines, Florida. 

This funding will help support rescue dogs in training to become a service dog or emotional support dog for a disabled veteran.





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Please join us in celebrating the 5th anniversary of Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans this July, 2014!
Anyone who wishes to make a anniversary donation to the 10 dogs we currently have in training, please use the donate link on the left hand side of the webpage.  Any donation is appreciated and will be used in it's entirety to help our wonderful animals who may one day be a service or emotional support dog for a deserving veteran.  Thank you and God Bless!


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


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


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

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.

WATCH THE TEAMS IN ACTION!


Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans

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