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.

Join us for Tacos on Tuesday!

Join us for Tacos on Tuesday!

Tell your family, friends, and co-workers and bring them out for a terrific meal, to meet service dogs in training, and to support our work.

SDV receives a $5,000 Nutrena Feed it Forward Grant

SDV receives a $5,000 Nutrena Feed it Forward Grant

Nutrena Feed it Forward provides modest grants to organizations that share our belief that animals change lives. SDV is honored and grateful for the support!

Best Wishes and Puppy Kisses This Holiday Season!

Best Wishes and Puppy Kisses This Holiday Season!

From all of us at SDV, have a safe, wonderful holiday season. Photo by Rich Tarbell

SDV Graduation 2018 was a huge success!

SDV Graduation 2018 was a huge success!

Graduation is a time to celebrate the canine/human partnerships made during the year. SDV placed 10 service dogs: two military PTSD service dogs, one medical alert dog, one autism service dog, five physical assistance service

Petco Foundation makes $2,500 grant to Service Dogs of Virginia!

Petco Foundation makes $2,500 grant to Service Dogs of Virginia!

SDV is proud to announce a $2,500 grant from the Petco Foundation. This grant was made possible through the Petco Foundation’s annual Helping Heroes fundraising campaign, in partnership with Merrick Pet Care. Each October during