1/17/14: We currently
don't have any service dogs trained and available,
but if you would like to be on our waiting list,
please contact us using ourcontact
. Thank you!
What is the fee for a Service Dog from
- For comparison -
most other non-profits also do not give
away their dogs for free. The required
contribution may be:
- $13,500 to $21,000 -4
Paws for Ability. Note that with this
organization, you don't actually get to own
the dog, even though you gave them the money.
- $15,000 -All
Purpose Canines andPawsible
- $15,500 -Autism
Service Dogs of America andAll
- $17,000 -Guardian
Angel Service Dogs andGeorgia
Canines for Independence
- $18,000 -Autism
- $19,000 -Dogs
- $20,000 -Eyes,
Ears, Nose, & Paws andPaws
- The price of a
Service Dog from most private trainers is
- Note that even when
the cost is free, the wait-list is long. AtCanine
Assistants, for instance, they
train up to 100 dogs per year, but there are
1,500 people on the waiting list. The math is
not very encouraging there...
- All non-profits have restrictions beyond just
having a disability. These restrictions usually
mean they won't sell you a service dog:
- If you live in a different state.
- If you're not a veteran.
- For Autism Service Dogs, sometimes
non-profits will only sell dogs for children
(or only to adults). For instance,Paws
With a Cause won't place a
Service Dog if the child is under 14.
- At $16,500, a Pawsitivity Service Dog is
trained especially for your disability, needs,
and circumstances. We train
just a few dogs per year, all our dogs are
certified, and come with training for the
handler-dog team. Pawsitivity Service Dogs is a
Partner Member of the International Association
of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP), all our dogs
are certified through the Public Access
Certification (PAC), and our dogs are
individually trained with tasks to match your
individual disability, needs, and circumstances.
us today - we look forward to hearing from you.