Autism Service Dogs: Things to Consider Before Getting One

30 Jan 2020

Service dogs are usually ready for training at 16 weeks. When most people hear of a service dog, the first thing that crosses their minds is a guide dog meant for the blind, but the use of service dogs has expanded to other sectors over the years. Apart from helping the visually impaired, they also […]

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Indiana boy who was denied visit with Santa because of his service dog gets surprise visit

26 Dec 2019

After an Indiana boy with special needs was denied a visit with Santa because of his service dog, the fire department stepped up in a big way to make a special visit. Members of the Brownsburg Fire Territory brought Santa to him! The little boy, named Tyler, tried to visit Santa last week in Indianapolis […]

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How Service Dogs Can Help Children with Autism


2 Jul 2019

For generations, animals have aided humans with special needs. As a classic example, seeing eye dogs can provide assistance navigating those with visual impairments. Better yet, these dogs also offer safety and security from potentially dangerous situations and people. Just as significantly, animals — and dogs in particular — can be a calming source of […]

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$7,500 SDWR Autism Service Dog Grant Awarded to 9-Year-Old Boy in Mentor, OH

24 Apr 2019

Tristen, a 9-year old boy in Mentor, Ohio, has received a very generous $7,500 Grant towards his very own Autism Service Dog from SDWR. Mentor, OH, April 24, 2019 — Tristen, a 9-year old boy living in Mentor, Ohio, has received a very generous $7,500 Grant towards his very own Autism Service Dog from Service […]

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$12,500 SDWR Autism Service Dog Grant Awarded to 8-Year-Old Boy in Lawrence, MA

19 Apr 2019

Lawrence, MA, April 19, 2019 – Max, an 8-year old boy living in Lawrence, Massachusetts, has received a very generous $12,500 Grant towards his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by SDWR, or “SDWR,” to assist him and help better communicate his needs. SDWR, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Virginia, is one […]

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$10,000 SDWR Autism Service Dog Grant Awarded to 8-Year-Old Boy in Gaithersburg, MD

11 Apr 2019

Gaithersburg, MD, April 10, 2019 — Keegan, an 8-year old boy living in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has received a very generous $10,000 Grant towards his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by SDWR, or “SDWR,” to assist him and help better communicate his needs. SDWR, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Virginia, is one […]

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Autism Service Dog Delivered to Assist 12-year-old Boy in New Washington, Ohio

4 Apr 2019

NEW WASHINGTON, OH, UNITED STATES, April 4, 2019 – Brenden, a 12-year old boy living in New Washington, Ohio, has received a very special delivery today of his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by SDWR to assist him and help better communicate his needs. Based in Madison, Virginia, Service Dogs by SDWR, or “SDWR,” […]

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SDWR Sponsors Grant Program for Autism Service Dogs

6 Mar 2019

Service Dogs by SDWR, or “SDWR,” is known for its customized training methods and proprietary scent training for their service dogs that aid those with invisible disabilities. In recognition of April being Autism Awareness Month, SDWR is sponsoring a Grant Program for Autism Service Dogs. The grant program is for individuals in North America diagnosed as being […]

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Autism Service Dog Delivered to Assist 5-year-old Boy in Saskatoon, Canada

4 Feb 2019

Erik, a 5-year old boy living in Saskatoon, Canada, has received a very special delivery today of his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by SDWR to assist him and help better communicate his needs. Based in Madison, Virginia, SDWR has a mission to provide specially-bred and trained dogs for people with invisible disabilities like Diabetes, PTSD, […]

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Autism Service Dog Delivered to Assist 6-year-old Boy in Littleton , MA

14 Jan 2019

A 6-year old boy named Lucas in Littleton, Massachusetts has received a very special delivery of his very own Autism Service Dog from SDWR to help assist him. Lucas, a 6-year old boy living in Littleton, Massachusetts, has received a very special delivery of his very own Autism Service Dog from Service Dogs by SDWR to assist […]

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