National Service Dogs

Motorcycle Ride

presented by Gulf-Kuwait Unit of 1st CAV

New Location for 2016:

Columbus Conference Centre

(formerly known as Waterloo Knights of Columbus)

145 Dearborn Place, Waterloo N2J 4N5

Registration 9 a.m.   Ride at 10 a.m.


The Gulf-Kuwait Motorcycle Unit of the 1st C.A.V. (Canadian Army Veteran) Association presents the NSD Ride. Held every year on the second Sunday in July, Ride Day begins with pictures with NSD puppies-in-training and your own complimentary picture to take home, coffee and snacks, includes a scenic ride through the picturesque countryside, a refreshment stop half way, a complimentary lunch and lots of chances to win great prizes.


$25 per rider, $15 per passenger; raise $100+ in donations and ride for free, raise $200+ in donations and receive a free t-shirt.


Registering on-line reserves a spot for you on Ride Day and gives you an opportunity to pre-order your Ride t-shirt and Ride patch.  


Grand prizes will be awarded to the top five pledge earners. Register on-line and create your personalized pledge-a-thon page to start collecting pledges now.


Join the Journey!    Your participation provides Certified Service Dogs to the people who rely on them.

Certified Service Dogs for PTSD


NSD’s Service Dog for PTSD Program was launched in 2011. The dogs are used to assist individuals suffering from long-term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).   NSD is currently offering this service to Veterans and First Responders in Ontario, British Columbia, and Alberta .  

Thank you to all who contributed to the 11th Annual NSD Ride. Together we raised $15,510!

Certified Service Dogs for Autism


Since 1996, National Service Dogs (NSD) has been training Labrador and Golden Retrievers to assist children and families living with autism. NSD is proud to be the first school in the world to provide this service to families with children who have autism.


On-line registration is preferable. It will speed up your registration on Ride Day. If you do not wish to register on-line, download and print the registration and pledge form here. Registration begins at 

9 a.m. on Ride Day. Please bring your registration and pledge forms and all donations with you on the day of the Ride.