Programs Designed for Veterans

Any Veteran. Not just a few.

Why Our Programs Succeed

1. Personalized Guidance

We assess the unique nature of every Veteran’s needs, personality, and lifestyle to recommend a best-fit program.

2. Expert Providers

We connect with organizations that share our expertise, passion, and commitment to solutions, coast to coast.

3. Deep Resources

We are experts in Veteran services and benefits, enlisting partners to serve Veterans to our highest ability.

4. Lifelong Support

We provide a lifetime of support, resources, and community for every Veteran and dog in our programs.

Two Lanes For Service Dogs

Through an innovative and effective process that bypasses inefficiencies, Sierra Delta is able to serve more Veterans, offering programs designed to accommodate all levels of need.

Programs Overview: How the Two Lanes Compare

Full Access Guide Dogs

Limited Access Life Buddies

APPROXIMATELY
$30,000 to be placed with a dog

APPROXIMATELY
$10,000 for the life of the dog

2 YEAR WAIT TIME

3 - 4 MONTH WAIT TIME

ARE ALLOWED ACCESS TO ANY PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT, EVEN WHERE DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED

ARE ONLY ALLOWED ACCESS TO PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENTS THAT WELCOME ANY TYPE OF DOG

TRAINED TO PROVIDE A VARIETY OF TASKS AND TOLERATE A WIDE RANGE OF ENVIRONMENTS

TRAINED TO PROVIDE BASIC OBEDIENCE AND A SPECIFIC TASK TO ASSIST A VETERAN AT HOME

PROVIDE UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND SUPPORT

PROVIDE UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND SUPPORT

Explore Each Path

Both paths to a service dog are characterized by our unique model of support, an emphasis on empowerment, and individualized attention.

Guide Dog Program

Life Buddy Program

Are you a Veteran interested in a service dog?