Category: News

Transfer Camp in the News!!

Transfer Camp in the News!!

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

Cayman Needs A Home!

Cayman Needs A Home!

Cayman is a 7-year old Labrador Retriever who was placed twice as a physical assistance service dog. Sadly for Cayman, both clients passed away within a year of placement. Cayman is a sweet boy, with

Thank You ExxonMobil Employees!

Thank You ExxonMobil Employees!

Our intrepid volunteer, Becky Paska, along with service-dog-in-training, Jack, attended ExxonMobil’s “Employee’s Favorite Charities Campaign” check presentation on 12/4/12 to accept a generous donation on behalf of SDV. We are very grateful to be one

CANCELED: Doggie Howl-o-ween, Tuesday, October 30

CANCELED: Doggie Howl-o-ween, Tuesday, October 30

DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY AND BLIZZARD WARNINGS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE ACCEPT OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS HAS CAUSED.

READing with Service Dogs Improves Reading Level!

READing with Service Dogs Improves Reading Level!

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

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September is National Service Dogs month!

PetCo and Natural Balance have produced this wonderful video to celebrate our special friends: http://youtu.be/zjy4E4IJA9s. It’s easy to send a gift to Service Dogs of Virginia by clicking on “DONATE” to the right. Thank you

Service Dogs of Virginia receives grant from Planet Dog Foundation

Service Dogs of Virginia receives grant from Planet Dog Foundation

We’re thrilled to announce that we have received a $5,000 grant from the Planet Dog Foundation to go towards training diabetic alert service dogs. Click here to learn more about Planet Dog Foundation and the

Carly Needs A Forever Home

Carly Needs A Forever Home

Carly is 2 years old, recently disqualified from our program. She is an affectionate, well trained dog who is schooled in basic obedience and many advanced cues as well. She needs a forever home without