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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

An Incredible Offer

An Incredible Offer

Albemarle Dermatology is running an incredible offer. If you buy one Radiesse treatment, you get another for just $50! And they are donating the $50 to Service Dogs of Virginia. The offer is good until

Nickels for NonProfits

Nickels for NonProfits

Service Dogs of Virginia has been chosen as the Charlottesville Whole Foods Nickel for Nonprofit charity for the month of January. Every time you use your own bag, Whole Foods gives you the option of

We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved!

Service Dogs of Virginia has found a new home! You can find us at 218 Albemarle Square, right next to the Northside Library. The dogs are loving all the room to run and play at

Better Hurry …

Better Hurry …

There’s still time to sponsor a service dog in training as a holiday gift. But we have our paws full with the office move. So to ensure Christmas delivery, please be sure to have your