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.


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

Thank you to all the businesses who donated prizes.

2nd Gear Motorcycle, Blackshop Restaurant,  Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, CAA, Hockey Hall of Fame, Long Point Outdoor Adventure, Mysteriously Yours, The Keg, Toronto Heli Tours.

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 our generous sponsors:

National Service Dogs


presented by Gulf-Kuwait Unit of 1st CAV

Mark your calendar for the 13th Annual NSD Ride:


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. Online registration closes Friday July, 6th. You are still able to register in person at the Ride.

The 2017 Ride raised


Thank you to all who made this year's Ride such a success!!!

Pictures of the Ride are now viewable online!

Click here to see all the action!

Thank you to our photographers:
Chris Alexander, Erin Featherstone, Lynne Ronholm, Jan Volkers and Rochelle Barber