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If you currently own 1 or more dogs of any breed you are not eligible to receive a  service dog from Operation K9. The reason for this is that it is hard for the Service Dog to come into a home where another dog is already head of the canine pack and continue to work efficiently. However, veterans who are residents of Texas who already own a dog are eligible to enroll in our self train program as long as their dog passes temperament and training evaluations prior to beginning training.

PLEASE INCLUDE A ONE PAGE BIO ON YOURSELF INCLUDING YOUR MILITARY EXPERIENCE, MEDALS OR AWARDS, AND WHY YOU THINK YOU NEED A SERVICE DOG.

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  • I acknowledge that my applying for a service dog does not guarantee placement of a service dog.
  • If I should get approved for a service dog through Operation K9 I agree to attend an interview and training sessions at headquarters in New Braunfels, TX.
  • I acknowledge that once the service dog is placed I am responsible for providing quality and humane care including but not limited to vet checkups, vaccines, feed, and medical bills.
  • I acknowledge that once placed the dog and handler team must return every 6 months to Operation K9 in New Braunfels, TX for testing.
  • I understand that if my application is approved the wait time for a service dog placement is at least 9-12 months.
  • I agree to provide valid photos of the interior and exterior of my home and yard.
  • I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.