Your Application:

For more information about your status, please refer to the status levels below :
  • APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED

    Congratulations! You have completed your initial application. A representative will be in touch soon to help you with the next steps in the application process.

  • APPLICATION IS IN REVIEW

    Your application is currently under review by a member of our client services team. During this phase a USVSD representative will conduct phone interviews, home visit, and set up medical evaluations with our mental health team.

  • APPLICATION HAS BEEN ACCEPTED

    Congratulations you have completed all steps required by USVSD to be eligible to receive a dog from our program. While this does not guarantee you a dog, it means your application is in consideration for dogs that are ready to graduate from our program.

  • APPLICATION HAS BEEN DENIED

    Applicant, unfortunately at this time you do not meet USVSD's criteria to be eligible for a service dog. You should have received an explanation letter from our team indicating the reason for denial. You are eligible to reapply one calendar year from the date listed on the explanation letter.

  • PLACEMENT

    Applicant has successfully been matched with a dog and has completed team training.

*DISCLAIMER: USVSD reserves the right to deny an applicant at any stage during the application process, including after an application has previously been accepted.