Sharing Comfort and Companionship

When veterans need a companion to alleviate symptoms of a disability, our emotional support dogs warm the heart and soothe the soul.

Our skilled emotional support dogs benefit veterans, offering therapeutic companionship and helping to restore a more active lifestyle. These affectionate dogs improve veterans’ physical, social, and emotional wellbeing and are provided at the recommendation of a medical professional.

Southeastern Guide Dogs is committed to providing you with exceptional customer service as you navigate our application process. The information below will provide you with a clear understanding of our application process and provide you with a checklist of the items that we will need to expedite your acceptance into our program.

The applicant must understand that an Emotional Support Animal has limited access rights under Fair Housing and the Air Carrier’s Access Act (ACAA), but does not have the same access rights as Service Animals under the ADA Laws.


Read through all of the eligibility and requirements information below before requesting an application via email to our Admissions & Graduate Services Department.

Emotional Support Dog Information

  • Eligibility

  • Application

  • Pre-Admission Screening

  • Admission

  • Training

  • Costs

  • Request Application