Eligibility

ASDOG is pleased to place accredited assistance dogs, free of charge, with people who have a physical disability.

If you would like to apply for an assistance dog, and you meet the eligibility criteria, please submit your details below or fill in the pre application form and return to ASDOG. After application forms are received and assessed, candidates will be contacted to participate in a telephone interview.

Suitably matched assistance dogs may be partnered with applicants who:

  • are 18 years or older
  • have a physical disability
  • can effectively communicate with, instruct and independently exercise a dog
  • are able and willing to pay for food, veterinary and all other expenses for the life of a dog
  • have no other dogs less than 10 years of age in the home
  • have a fully fenced and gated yard
  • live in the greater Sydney metropolitan area

 

Please note that ASDOG is only able to place assistance dogs with people with a physical disability. ASDOG does NOT train or place dogs to do seizure or diabetic alert/response, to anticipate or detect medical symptoms, for the primary benefit of emotional comfort or social support.

If you would like to talk to us about applying for an assistance dog please call 1300 788 721.

Email: information@asdog.org.au

Thank you for your interest in applying for an assistance dog. ASDOG trains Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers to assist people with physical disabilities.

Please confirm that you meet the required eligibility criteria:

 I am 18 years or older
 I have a physical disability
 I can effectively communicate with, instruct and independently exercise a dog
 I am able and willing to pay for food, veterinary and all other expenses for the life of a dog
 I have no other dogs less than 10 years of age in my home
 I have a fully fenced and gated yard
 I live in the greater Sydney metropolitan area

If you meet ALL eligibility criteria, please complete the questions below to give us a better understanding of you and your needs. Applications will be followed by a telephone interview.

Contact Details

Your Name (required)

Address (required)

City (required)

State (required)

Postcode (required)

Home Phone (required)

Work Phone

Your Email (required)

Your Date of Birth (required)

Living Arrangements:

 House
 Apartment
 Group Housing
 Other

How many people live with you?

Disability

What is your disability or condition? (required)

Year of onset (required)

Do you have any additional health problems? eg: diabetes, epilepsy, depression? If yes, please state them