A service dog is an investment for everyone involved
ASDA sets a donation goal of $13,500 for every approved family. It may sound like a big number, but so far, all of our families have been able to reach their goal through fundraising efforts.
Months of training, housing and veterinary care are invested in each dog. Not all dogs graduate our program, yet the cost of our time and resources remain fixed. ASDA is a nonprofit that does not receive government funding: we depend on general public donations, grants, fundraisers and volunteers. The full cost to breed, raise and train an ASDA service dog is over $20,000.