Transfer Camp in the News!!
Posted May 08, 2013
Check out our latest client-dog pairings, a video feature produced by the Charlottesville Newsplex (broadcast locally on May 7). Ricky & Jack and Bruce & Cole get to show off their commands and skills during at outing at Lowe's. Bravo!
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Share the Journey ... Sponsor a Service Dog.
Posted February 25, 2013
Mac is just one of the new dogs in training that you can sponsor through our Dog Sponsorship Program.
When you sponsor a service dog, you will receive regular updates on your dog’s progress—as well as the other pups too—a handsome certificate...read more
Thank You Bama Works and the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation!
Posted October 12, 2012
We’re thrilled to announce that Service Dogs of Virginia has received a $5,000 grant from the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in CACF. The grant is being used to help offset the costs associated with training and caring for the dogs in our...read more
READing with Service Dogs Improves Reading Level!
Posted September 25, 2012
Students from Agnor Hurt and Baker Butler Elementary Schools participated in a “READing with Service Dogs” study where first-grade students reading below grade-level were paired with a literacy trained volunteer and a service dog-in-training twice...read more
Calling All Puppy Raisers
Posted January 17, 2012
We always need puppy raisers! However, in order to become a puppy raiser (or perform any volunteer work that involves dog handling), you must take a mandatory training class. The class runs for 5 weeks generally from 5:30 - 8:30 pm one weekday...read more