Outreach Program


 SD4SM Community Outreach Program

Service Dogs 4 Servicemen offers this program to veterans who are looking for quality, affordable, self funded training for their own dog to train as their Service Dog. This is NOT a FREE program but SD4SM may provide partial scholarships when funds are available. Veteran must provide at least 1/3 of the cost of this 6 months, Self Trainer program. Learn to Train Your Own Service Dog. 2016 SD4SM has provided training for 15 Service Dog Teams in this program!! All training exclusively done by Daniel De La Rosa, SD4SM President/Director of Training
If you can help, Please donate to SD4SM to help fund this wonderful program.
PayPal is accepted on this website. Cost of Self Trainer program to sponsor a dog is $2,500.00 to $4,000.00

For details contact Daniel De La Rosa at Daniel (at) servicedogs4servicemen (dot) com

Daniel De La Rosa President/Director of Training. Biography

Summary: Daniel De La Rosa has been showing and training dogs for over 20 years. He begins his training with People Training for Dogs in Nyack, NY for three years before relocating to Florida in 2008.

Credentials: Karen Pryor Academy Certified Trainer, Certified Service Dog Trainer, President/Director of Training; ServiceDogs4Servicemen.com, Owner/Trainer, DanielDeLaRosaDogs.com, Team Captain, AmericanIdogs.com,                      AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Show Dog Handler. Broward Schutzhund Club member.

Bio: Daniel was born in NY and grew up in NJ. His first passion growing up was studying classical piano and opera. He graduated from The High School of Music & Art, featured in the Show/Movie musical “Fame”. Afterwards, Daniel attended The Julliard School of Music where he studied Opera. While working his way through school he discovered his passion for Fine Dining. He worked in NYC world class Fine Dining for 25 years.
Like most of us, Daniel grew up with a family dog. Always LOVED dogs. In 1989 he got the first dog of his very own. As a perfectionist this Akita had to be perfectly trained. Once again, a NEW Passion begins.
Since 1989 Daniel has owned 12 dogs. They include three Bichon Frises/AKC Champion Show Dogs. Showed at Westminster Madison Square Garden Show.
Five Akitas; Rally Titled, AKC CD, CGC. Multiple Group One Winning Show Champion, Veteran Best Of Breed Winner.
Two Shepherd Mix; 2007 Ranked #2 Mix Breed Rally Obedience dog in the USA.
Currently two Belgian Malinois; GYPSY is a nine year old multiple Schutzhund III titled dog, AKC RE, CDX, TT and Demo Service Dog. ZJ is a Show Dog, Service Dog.

As Service Dogs 4 Servicemen trainer, Daniel has trained, certified and placed 11 Greyhound Service Dogs FREE for Veterans and first Cane Corso Service Dog for veteran in need of Mobility Assistance and PTSD Support. Other Service Dog breeds include Chihuahua, Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, Boxer, Pit Bulls, Golden Doodle.

Expert, Totally Positive Reinforcement based, Certified Trainer, At Your Service.
Contact Daniel: Daniel.DeLaRosa08@gmail.com