Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas
To affect physical and emotional Recovery and Independence in American Veterans with Disabilities by providing Service Dogs to these Veterans, at no cost to the Veteran, and developing effective teamwork between the Veteran and their Dog.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) does NOT supply or pay for Service Dogs placed with Disabled Veterans .
Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas is the dba service program of Kerrville Elks Charities, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that trains and donates service dogs to Disabled American Veterans and others with mental and/or mobility disabilities.
VADogs specializes in using Motivational Methods to train its service dogs. Each dog is carefully evaluated prior to being selected from local animal shelters, rescue groups, working dog breeders and private individuals.