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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. [...]

Bennie – Seizure Detection/PTSD

Bennie & George I am completely off all my prescribed medications - I used to be on seven and now ZERO. Thanks to Bennie and the support of my community, my brothers and sisters at MSAR and Courageous Companions - I am on my final phase of getting my life fully back. [...]

Bella – Seizure Detection/Autism

Bella & Kyle He won't bolt without her so she keeps him at home and she alerts to seizures that could easily cost him his life! "Bella came to us when she was almost a year old and it was a few months later that I contacted MSAR. George [...]