The Sam Simon Foundation Assistance Dogs Program
Service Animals for Veterans with [PTSD] in Sacramento, CA
Contact: (310) 457-5898 (ext.2)
Service Area: Malibu, CA
Serving: Veterans with [PTSD, TBI, MST]
The Sam Simon Foundation Assistance Dog Program – [located in Malibu, CA) Dogs are specially selected based on their temperament and breed. Most Service Dogs will be retrievers or retriever types. They are generally in training with this organization for about 6 months and approximately 2 years of age when they are matched with a veteran on their wait list. Their program provides a tailored training approach.
They place their focus on veterans that demonstrate a priority toward improving mental well-being and are committed to a life-long bond with partnered Service Dogs. There is no fee to receive a trained Service Dog. All funding for this program is provided for by The Sam Simon Foundation Giving Fund.