Veteran Assistance Animal Guide

Emotional Support Dogs

Semper K9 Assistance Dogs
Location:  Montclair, VA
Area served:  Serving the US
Phone Number: 703) 680-6974
Type of dogs provided: Psychiatric Service Dog, Mobility Service Dog, and Emotional Support Animals (specifically dogs)
Breed of Dogs:  Temperament tested rescue dogs from various Animal Shelters and Dog Rescues in Northern Virginia
Demographics:  Wounded, critically-ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families
Wait time:  9 month to 2 years

  • Credentialing: Association of Professional Dog Trainers, American Kennel Club, International Association of Assistance Dog Partners, The Foundation for Service Dog Support Inc.
  • Volunteer Opportunities: K9 Coach, K9 training assistant, apprenticeships, Fund raising, Event coordination/staging, Volunteer services(Veterinarian, Grooming, Administrative, Professional services)
  • Alternate Training: Service Dog Maintenance Training, AKC STAR Puppy training, AKC Canine Good Citizen(CGC) training & Community Canine(CGCA) APDT Canine Life And Social Skills(CLASS) training, Scent & detection training