Pets and Vets was launched in 2011 as a service providing emotional support animals to U.S. military heroes. Our program now includes a variety of services for Veterans, including free adoptions, veterinary care, and a training program that transforms rescue dogs into psychiatric service animals for Veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, anxiety, and more.

About Pets and Vets

What To Expect

About the Pets and Vets program and its benefits.


Answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Veteran services.

News and Media

Stories and videos featuring Pets and Vets and other important news.

Veterinary Wellness Clinics

Free vaccine and veterinary wellness clinics for veterans’ dogs or cats.

Foster a Dog

Volunteers are needed to care for a dog in a home environment before they are matched with a Veteran.

Become a National Partner

Join us and help Veterans and dogs in your community.

How to Apply

Our team matches each Veteran for free with an aspiring service dog or an emotional support animal to complement individual needs.

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Support Pets and Vets

Your gift will support Saving Both Ends of the Leash® — helping connect rescue dogs and Veterans in need. Thanks to your generosity, we are able to provide animal placement, professional training, and veterinary wellness care at no cost to Veterans.

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