Donor Sponsorship Program
- Patriot Sponsorship - $21,500 covers ALL costs to deliver mobility assistance service dog to a Veteran - sole sponsor/presenter of the dog to the Veteran at "Passing of the Leash" graduation ceremony.
- Veteran Placement Sponsorship - $12,500 covers all training costs to deliver a mobility assistance service dog to a deserving Veteran. Is a lead sponsor and passes the leash at the "Passing of the Leash" graduation.
- Red/White/Blue Sponsorship - $4,000 covers puppy acquisition, vet costs, food/training treats and basic obedience training for first six months.
- Boot Camp Sponsorship - $2,000 covers Training Camp Expenses for the Veteran/service dog along with dog equipment/accessories, mobility assistance harness, meals, and camp training.
SMSD has been awarded Gold Star Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International. This validates that the facilities and operation of the SMSD program meets or exceeds ADI standards.
SMSD has recently joined the R4 Alliance, a wonderful organization providing assistance to military families.
A Salute to Air Force Veteran Billy Marshall and his SMSD "Lucy"
"Friends", a Message From Our Dogs
Written by Mitch Townley specifically as Theme Song for Smoky Mountain Service Dogs
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs "Tribute to Our Military"
Each Smoky Mountain Service Dog puppy is hand selected by our trainers and the majority will come from reputable breeders. Appropriate shelter/rescue dogs may also be considered.
Vietnam Veteran/Volunteer Dennis Tissot and SMSD Canines in Training
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs now accepting Preliminary Applications.