8 Ways to Prepare for Your New Service Dog in Training

13 Nov 2017

While you wait for your new service dog in training placement, there are a few ways you can still be involved with Service Dogs by SDWR and prepare for your puppy. Below is our list of 8 ways you can begin to prepare for the arrival of your new service dog in training. Follow our current service dog […]

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Service Dogs by SDWR Delivers “Ramses” to Child in Powhatan, VA

7 Mar 2017

Powhatan, VA, March 5, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Today is a life-changing day for 5-year old Malachi „Ki” of Powhatan, VA, as Service Dogs by SDWR delivers his new Autism Service Dog “Ramses.” Based in Madison, Virginia, Service Dogs by SDWR has a mission to provide specially-bred and trained dogs for adults and children with invisible […]

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SDWR Review- Autism Service Dog

7 Oct 2016

SDWR, This morning I write to you in relief. A relief that a tired mother of a child on the severe end of the autism spectrum rarely gets. Carter has had nose bleeds for around 3 years. They are bad, he panics when he bleeds and that makes things worse. We have cauterized his nose, […]

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Leap of Faith: Making the Fundraising Commitment

26 Jul 2016

(The following is a brief blog written by an SDWR family with an Autism Service Dog as a reflection on the fundraising process.) I’ve probably said before that my Facebook newsfeed is full of autism sites. I follow bloggers and personalities who speak and write about autism. One, in particular, is currently trying to save […]

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A New Fallen Officers Puppy Program “FOPP”

20 Jul 2016

In January of this year, Service Dogs by SDWR announced a new project entitled “Fallen Officers Puppy Program—FOPP” a new initiative dedicated to continuing the legacy of community service shown by officers killed in the line of duty by naming future service dogs after fallen officers.  Little did the Organization know at that time, or […]

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Service Dog Denied Access: An Open Letter

31 Mar 2016

March 31, 2016 Mr. Steve Joyce, CEO Choice Hotels 1 Choice Hotels Circle Suite 400 Rockville, MD  20850   RE:  Connie Bargerstock, General Manager Comfort Inn & Suites, 3501 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI   Dear Mr. Joyce:   On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, there was an incident where a couple who have a […]

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Autism Service Dog Reviews- SDWR

10 Mar 2016

Autism Service Dog Reviews- SDWR Just in case, the SDWR performance guarantee or our “Service Dogs In Action” page doesn’t display how powerful our dogs can be, we’d like to share some Autism Service Dog reviews. Below you will find a letter from one of our recipient families. Want more letters? Click here. A Family’s […]

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Watch An Autism Service Dog Work

19 Feb 2016

At SDWR, we frequently get the question well “how does an autism service dog work?” Well, each Autism Service Dog is a little bit different in that our trainers teach them to work for you! Each child on the specturm has a slightly different case, it’s not a service dog “one size fits all” because […]

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Diabetic Alert Dogs and Sundance Film Festival

26 Jan 2015

SDWR is proud to be a part of such an amazing film. This year’s Sundance Film Festival features the documentary ‘Midnight Three & Six’ which shows a mother’s efforts to manage her daughter’s daily struggle with a life-threatening condition: Type I Diabetes. You will find that one of our Diabetic Alert Dogs play an important role […]

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The SDWR Process

30 Jul 2014

The SDWR Process SDWR is dedicated to helping people with disabilities to live a more productive, independent lifestyle.  That is why we will not let someone’s inability to pay stop them from receiving assistance from our Service Dogs.  We offer several donation assistance programs to help fund the adoption of one of our Service Dogs.  […]

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