The Following Dogs are Available for Placement in Approved Homes

Each of the following dogs have been through extensive training, but for one reason or another they are not suitable to go into public spaces as a service dog. This means they cannot go to public areas where pet dogs are not allowed, such as restaurants, theaters, shopping malls, amusement parks, etc.

The dogs on this page are responsive enough to training that they can be used as In-Home Utility Dogs. This is a dog whom is still trained to assist with a disability, but it does not have the temperament to go into public spaces.

Please Note: These dogs are not a good choice for those who wish to further the dog’s training and then take them into public as a fully certified assistance dog. If we believed there was any chance they could comfortably go into public with further socialization and training, we would continue working with them and would not release them from our traditional program. Dogs are all individuals and the dogs on this page have their own special talents and abilities, but comfortably navigating the public scene isn’t one of them.

Some of these dogs have had more than $30,000.00 invested in their training. To help recover a portion of these costs, each dog has an adoption fee. Not only does this assist us in recovering our costs to continue the program, but it also shows the commitment and responsibility of interested adopters. Each of these dogs are very special and we need to ensure their positive futures.

Each adopter will receive a required minimum of two private lessons with their dog before bringing it home so the family may utilize the training the dog has received. All dogs have a different degree of training which will be listed below. Handler training sessions and support are included for the adopter and family and will continue for the life of the dog at no charge.

Dogs Available for In-Home Utilization:



DOB: 5/4/18
Yellow Labrador Retriever
(SAN DIEGO) Hi Everyone! It’s Leila! So, I have decided that service dog work is just not my cup of tea. I am extremely smart and I love to learn but I do have anxiety. I do know a variety of tasks and would make a fabulous in-home utility dog.  I loves to play and I am very affectionate. I do well with other pets and children. However, I would not do well out in public due to my anxiety around people I do not know. Have you ever heard of “stranger danger?” Yes, I know about it and have it! They released me from training due to my anxiety, both in public and at home, that caused me to vocalize at random people. OOPS-that’s a no no in the service dog world. I  was trained in many advanced tasks and ALL of my basic obedience. I love to work and would make a phenomenal helper around your home. Please think about bringing me to your home to be your best friend. Love, Leila Adoption Fee: $10,000.00

If you are interested in any of our dogs please fill out the application below. Our Adoption Coordinator will be in touch with you.

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