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.

2019 HWMR Photos

Thank you to our generous sponsors:


the 2019 Ride raised over $19,000!!

Thank you to all the participants and sponsors.

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 complimentary lunch and lots of chances to win great prizes. This year's Ride will also include a Poker run with $500 in cash prizes to win.


$30 per rider or passenger with Poker Hand

$20 per rider or passenger without Poker Hand

Raise $100+ in donations and ride for free, raise $200+ in donations and receive a free t-shirt.

Online registration closes Saturday July, 6th at 3pm. You are still able to register in person at the Ride.

Poker Run - $500 in Cash Prizes

Top Hand = $250

2nd and 3rd hands = $125

Fundraising Prizes:

Prizes will be given to the top three fundraisers. Be sure to collect pledges and raise money for NSD and our Service Dog Programs.

Pledges totaling over $1500 will qualify to name a future Service Dog

Thank you to all the businesses who donated prizes.

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 .  

National Service Dogs

Harry Watts Memorial Ride

presented by Gulf-Kuwait Unit of 1st CAV

The 2018 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!


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