The Special Dogs for Special Needs program provides the following types of dogs:
- Psychiatric Service Dog
- Children older than 13 and adults who are not veterans
- Emotional Support Dog
- Families with a child who has a disability are eligible to adopt a highly trained companion dog. Emotional support dogs are allowed in public places that welcome pet dogs.
- Therapy Dog for a School or Nursing Home
- A highly trained dog with a friendly disposition can be adopted by a school or nursing home to provide comfort to students or residents.