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This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Canines for Service.

Make a Difference Today

Volunteers are the cornerstone of  Canines for Service. Every volunteer is requested to sign a conflict of interest and confidentiality agreement. Please consider offering your time and talents to help us make the dream of independence a reality for people with disabilities!  


Canines for Service does not have opportunities for children under 17 years of age except to become a Canines for Therapy team after successful completion of training accompanied by a parent who is also participating in and successfully completes the training. Canines for Service does not offer any kind of summer camp.


Our Volunteers have donated over 1.5 million hours!


To become a volunteer, complete the Volunteer Application today!


  • Dog Walkers - Help us with dog walks for our service dogs in training. Dog walkers must be at least 17 years old to walk a service dog in training independently; children 10 to 16 years of age may walk with an accompanying legal guardian (i.e., parent; not sibling) who is walking a service dog in training. Please click here to complete the online Dog Walker Volunteer Application.

  • Fund-raising Activities - People to assist in all types of fund-raising activities, including planning and organizing major events and participating in local community events (e.g., festivals, fairs). 


  • Community Service Hours - Community service hours specifically for court-ordered or legal counsel advised hours require a background verification which is the individual's cost of $40 (non-refundable). Charges for felony offenses and assault are not eligible for volunteer service. Please allow at least 2 weeks to complete 10 or more hours.


  • Virtual Volunteer - Don't live in our areas? Here are some ways you can help:

    • Connect with us on social media and share posts

    • Ask your friends and family to connect with us

    • Hold a fundraiser

    • Participate in our Walk & Dog Dash virtually by creating a team page and walking with your friends on the day of the event


221 Old Dairy Road, Unit 1
Wilmington NC 28405

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Canines for Service Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Canines for Service Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by applicable law.  Tax identification number: 56-2118747

Canines for Service Inc., Canines for Veterans and Canines for Therapy are registered trademarks of Canines for Service Inc.  All rights reserved. 

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