Service Dogs of Virginia is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that raises, trains, and places dogs to assist people with disabilities. Highly trained dogs perform a multitude of tasks that allow greater personal freedom and independence. We serve clients residing in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and are based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Rotary Club of Charlottesville Gives $1,000 Grant to SDV!

    ​A huge thank you to the Rotary Club of Charlottesville for their generous grant in support of our work on behalf of individuals with disabilities. People helping people!

  • Scott Wagner Chiropractic Annually Donates $5,000 to SDV

    SDV is grateful for the ongoing and generous support of Scott Wagner Chiropractic. Leashes off to the fine people who worked hard to support our work and donated $5,000. Please note SDV’s new puppy, Scott Wagner being held by SDV’s Peggy Law.

  • Walk For A Dog and Support SDV!

    To get started, download the free Android or iPhone app and press the “Start Walking for” button and the app will keep track of your walks. Pet owners can also share information about their dog including uploading the dog’s name, breed, age,...

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  • Sponsor a Dog Round VI is here!

    Sponsor one for yourself and sponsor as a creative gift for or in honor of friends and family. Your sponsorship supports our work on behalf of those with disabilities. Have fun and thank you!

    Learn about the dogs and pick your favorite here.

  • Vehicle Donation Program!

    Through Vehicles for Charity, you can donate your car, boat, RV, or truck and the sale proceeds will be directed to SDV. It is SO easy. Use the donation as a tax break, or to avoid costly repairs to an older vehicle, and help SDV place more service...

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It costs approximately $20,000 per year to raise and train a service dog and each dog is in the program one-and-a-half to two years. We need your help to make it work.