Medical Alert Service Dogs

Thank you for your interest in our Medical-Alert Service Dogs. In consideration of your time, we ask that you review the following minimum requirements before taking the first step in our process.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  1. You must live within a 3-hour drive of D4D’s Nylabone Training Center in Concord, CA.
  2. You must be 12 years old to be placed with a Medical-Alert Service Dog.  We do provide Diabetes Buddy Dogs for children under 12.
  3. You must be a non-smoker and live in a smoke-free environment. This includes marijuana smoking and any kind of vaping.
  4. You must be insulin-dependent for a minimum of 12 months before submitting your application.
  5. You are proactively managing your diabetes and insulin treatment under the guidance of your doctor.
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