Veteran Assistance Animal Guide

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation

Location: Bloomfield, CT

Area Served: Nationwide

Phone Number: 860-243-5200

Type Provided: Guide Dogs for the Blind

Breed of Dogs: German Shepherd Dogs

Demographics: Veterans and Civilians

Wait time: Average of 6 months

America's Vetdogs

Location: Smithtown, NY

Area Served: North America

Phone Number: 866-838-3647

Type Provided: Guide Dogs, Mobility Assistance Dogs, Medical Alert Service Dogs, Psychiatric Service Dogs, Facility Therapy Dogs, and Therapy Dogs.

Breed of Dogs: Yellow and Black Labradors, Standard Poodles, Golden Retrievers, and other dogs can be requested.

Demographics: Veterans

Wait Time: 3-12 months, Times vary depending on the training to be provided, or if there is a special request for a dog.

  • Dogs will be provided for the Veteran with the best match possible.
  • Will have to attend a 10 day in-residence training program before returning home with a Service Dog.

Guide Dogs for the Blind