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Lego – Autism

Lego & Tupper Tupper sleeps, is learning to self-regulate with Lego’s help and we can go shopping and for walks without having to strap Tupper into a stroller the whole time. Tupper was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder just after turning 2. From the time he was born Tupper [...]

Scottie – Autism

Scottie & Signey This is exactly what OUR daughter needed and I am so happy to see them together it often brings happy tears to my eyes. A service dog may not be the right option for everybody but it was the missing piece of our puzzle. He has completed our family. [...]

About Us

Quick find: Process of receiving a Service Dog Our Vests Breed Selection Access & Rights Process of receiving a Service Dog 1. Consult with your medical team and evaluate the needs and see if a service dog will fit into your long term treatment plan. If this is a go, you need [...]

Mia – PTSD

Mia & John For the first time in years I am starting to feel normal again. I am doing things with so much more confidence. Some days are still challenging but she makes those days much more bearable. Mia is a 2 1/2 year old Dutch Shepherd mix that belongs [...]

Macy – PTSD

Macy & Janelle Macy changed my life, I cannot stress this enough. Every time I go out the most common question I get is definitely “Is she helping?”, and I can’t do much more than point out that I’m outside of my house! Macy is a two year old Golden [...]

Cully – PTSD

Cully & Tyson I've already seen friends lose their lives to this, I didn't want to go down that road. Cully is a 4 year old Australian Shepherd who was 1 of a litter of 5 that came to MSAR and he isn't just a cute face. Cully is [...]


MSAR Elite Service Dog program trains world class service dogs for any disability and some even one of a kind service dogs. MSAR was the first organization to have PTSD service dogs. And our founder was the first, first responder in Canada with a PTSD service dog. MSAR started the first and largest service [...]

Seizure Alert & Response

We get many emails and messages regarding service dog functions and one of the most misunderstood is the seizure detection / alert and seizure response dogs. They are two very different types of dogs and can vary greatly in price, training, certification and aftercare. So we will keep in a simple easy format to [...]

Jerry Springer – Seizure Detection

Jerry & Keanna Jerry aced his work and study and when the opportunity came up to match him with the family - we took it and it worked, worked much better than expected. "Jerry is a very special one of a kind dog that was found roaming around loose, he [...]

Molly – Seizure Detection/PTSD

Molly & Sam Molly is changing my world. I have gone from barely leaving the house in 2 years to being able to walk in a mall with minimal to no panic attacks. Molly is a 2 year old Golden Retriever, with a mind as sharp as her looks. [...]