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A completed background check is required in order for us to schedule an interview. Please be sure to completed the “Part B” section of the application, and we will run the background check on your behalf. A conviction will not necessarily prevent you from receiving a dog.
FSD will keep your entire application confidential. Your video/photo and written application will become the property of Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.
Freedom Service Dogs provides full public access service dogs for clients with mobility challenges including Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Spinal Cord injuries.
We also provide full public access third party service dogs to children who are over the age of 12 to mitigate the challenges associated with Autism spectrum disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Duchene’s Muscular Dystrophy, and Down’s syndrome.
For our wounded warriors we provide full public access service dogs to mitigate service related physical injuries as well as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.
**We are currently putting all brace & balance applications on hold until further notice. You can also find other service dog organizations that may provide brace & balance service dogs through Assistance Dogs International (www.assistancedogsinternational.org).
We do not provide service dogs for the following:
• Seizure detection dogs• Allergy detection dogs• Blood sugar detection• Hearing dogs• Guide dogs• Emotional support dogs• Psychiatric service dogs
To start the process clients must submit a complete application. The application has four parts; the client portion, the medical form (to be completed by their doctor), the video/photo outline, and two letters of reference. There is a $25 application fee that should accompany all applications. Interviews will be scheduled only when all portions of the application have been received.