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Canines for Service Inc.

Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.
Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.

 
 
  • CANINES FOR SERVICE— primary mission in which dogs are raised and trained to assist non-Veterans with mobility limitations.  
  • CANINES FOR VETERANS – – a national program that trains service dogs for our wounded and injured Veterans. The program trains shelter and rescue dogs that are one to two years of age in over 90 skills to serve veterans with disabilities. The dogs are trained by Veterans and students who are learning new job skills.
  • CFS TRAINER PROGRAM -  a comprehensive curriculum to provide classroom and hands-on instruction to individuals seeking a career in service dog training.  The program is 18 months and 1700 hours of training for an individual.
  • CANINES FOR THERAPY, Wilmington and Raleigh, NC- offers dog owners the opportunity to become registered therapy teams to provide animal-assisted interventions in hospitals, healthcare facilities, nursing homes, children’s homes, schools, group homes and treatment facilities.
  • CANINES FOR LITERACY — provides children who currently read below grade level the opportunity to read to an animal assisted therapy team, to spark their interest, increase their enjoyment in reading and offer them the unconditional acceptance that only animals can provide.
  • COMMUNITY EDUCATION - committed to community education through schools, scouts, civic groups, and other venues regarding disability awareness and the role of service dogs for people with disabilities.