We regret that we are currently unable to accept any new applications for Guide Dogs or Autism Service Dogs – PTSD Service Dog applications remain open.
The Guide Dog and Autism Service Dog application process will be re-opened once we have fulfilled our wait list of existing applications. We have taken this step in order to better serve the clients who are awaiting training at this time. We thank you for your patience and regret any disappointment. Please check back again in the future.
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs considers applications regardless of race, colour, gender or sexual preference, nationality, age, marital or social status, religious, political beliefs or disability.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-877-940-4504.
HOW TO APPLY TO THE VICD SERVICE DOG PROGRAM
Our applicants must meet the criteria as set by the Aanderson Prescriber Guidelines (PDF, 4.4MB) and have documentation from a regulated mental health professional stating how those criteria are met.
Please submit completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to 7061 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta BC, V4K 3N3 – Attn: VICD Service Dog Program
If you are a professional making a referral, please consult the guidelines to see if this type of intervention is appropriate for your patient, and to assess their readiness for a Service Dog. Your recommendation must be on your official letterhead.