SD Program Secretary

Mike Kennedy​​

Therapy Dog Standards currently in development

A Standard Of Excellence

SD Program Director

Stephen P. Phillips

(716) 373-3146



Use the contact form below if you have any questions about the program or are interested in joining AWDA. 

Service Dog Program accredited trainers and evaluators are listed on the evaluator by state and country.  Contact a trainer or evaluator in your area to schedule a training session or certification evaluation or contact the Service Dog Program Secretary at for assistance in locating a trainer or evaluator to meet your training needs.  Visit the events page for upcoming seminars and workshops.