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.

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Watch SDV’s Virtual Open House

Did you miss our Virtual Open House? No worries, watch it now! Learn how we triage clients and how we determine what service the dog is best suited to do.  

Virtual Open House!

Virtual Open House!

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The Heiser Foundation makes $40,000 grant to SDV!

The Heiser Foundation makes $40,000 grant to SDV!

The Heiser Foundation was founded to honor the 19 airmen who died in the terrorist attack on Khobar Towers in 1996. The funds will help SDV grow our programs, and in particular, the PTSD program.

Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band Awards $7,000 Grant

Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band Awards $7,000 Grant

Service Dogs of Virginia received a $7,000 grant from the Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band. This significant grant allows SDV to fulfill its mission to raise, train, and place service dogs with

Grace Episcopal Church Outreach Committee Gives SDV $1,500 Grant

Grace Episcopal Church Outreach Committee Gives SDV $1,500 Grant

With funds raised from their annual Farm Tour, the Outreach Committee is able to help many local charities,. Thank you Grace Episcopal Church, Keswick!