Support Dogs makes every effort to ensure that all dogs that come into our program are successful and complete the training necessary to become an assistance dog for a deserving human partner.
There are some times, however, in which an assistance dog in training does not make it successfully through the training program. This can be due to temperament, medical reasons, or lack of work drive. In these cases, Support Dogs places these dogs into adoptive homes in the community. Often times, the dogs placed make wonderful pets and even participate in other Support Dogs' programs, such as the TOUCH program or the Paws for Reading program.
If you would like more informaiton and an application to adopt a dog that does not make the assistance dog program, please click here to download an application.