Train Your Own Assistance Dog

Be a part of the
training process

Application Rules

We work as a pack

Your commitment and ongoing association with PTSD Dogs Australia is crucial to the success of the partnership with your Assistance Dog. We work as a pack, furry and non-furry. Together we believe anything is possible. In making this application you agree and want to be part of a cohesive and supportive pack for the lifetime of your Assistance Dog – generally 10 years of working dog life.

In filling out this application, I acknowledge that PTSD Dogs Australia does not guarantee my dog will be suitable and that I have specific obligations to maintain the training and certification required by Law for Assistance Dogs.

  • I understand that the Train-Your-Own program is not sponsored at this stage and there are fees applicable to Train Your Own applications – these will be discussed when application is received.
  • This is an application form only, there is no guarantee of acceptance.
  • PTSD Dogs Australia reserves the right to refuse an application at any stage in the process, even after training has commenced.
  • The organisation and recipients are governed by the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 as well as PTSD Dogs Australia Animal Welfare Statement.
  • I acknowledge it is my duty to care and provide for my dog.
  • I understand that providing false or misleading information to PTSD Dogs Australia will result in my dismissal from the program.