Get a qualified service dog

Get a dog from one of Alberta’s approved service dog organizations.

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Get a qualified service dog


Several organizations produce service dogs based on the Alberta Training Standard. They raise, train and match dogs with clients. Service dog teams are supported throughout the working life of the dog.

Get a service dog

If you are speaking with an organization or trainer about having a dog trained for you, first verify they are approved in Alberta. You can get a pre-qualified dog from:

Contact the Service Dog Assessment Team if you need help determining the status of an organization.

Service dog ID card

Qualified service dog teams are eligible to receive a service dog identification card. Service dog teams should carry their ID with them at all times when in public. Get a service dog identification card.


Connect with the Service Dog Assessment Team:

Phone: 780-427-9136
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

Government of Alberta, Guide and Service Dogs
Civil Society and Community Initiatives Branch
Seniors, Community and Social Services
Forestry Building
4th Floor, 9920 108 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2M4