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2021 National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference – Rosen Plaza Orlando Florida

July 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

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2021 National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference - Rosen Plaza Orlando Florida
2021 National Service Dogs for Veterans Conference

Join The Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida for our 2021 Service Dog Conference for service dogs trainers and non-profits. This conference will provide an opportunity for professional development, dialogue with VA leadership and VSOs, best practices sharing, and development.

Association members invite all non-members, collaborative organizations, professional dog trainers, and veteran service professionals looking for a better understanding of the veteran service dog industry. ASDPMV’s National Service Dog Standards which were established in November 2016 and are available for download at http://servicedogs4vets.org/service-dogs-national-standards/.

Focus areas offered at this year’s conference; Dog Training, Veteran Training, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention, and Administrative. Many networking & development opportunities available.

Who should attend?

While our annual conference is open to all who wish to attend, we craft our program to the following audiences:

  • Service Dog Providers to Disabled Veterans
  • Service Dog Providers Who are Interested in Working with Veterans
  • Service Dog Trainers
  • Veteran Service Organizations Who Want to Learn More about Service Dogs
  • Veteran Service Organizations That Partner with Service Provides
  • Businesses and Organizations Who Support Service Dogs for Veterans
  • Advocates & Care Providers for Disabled Military Veterans
  • Businesses or Organizations Who Need Policy Guidance for Disabled Veterans & Service Dog Handlers
  • Foundations & Corporations That Offer Funding to Service Dog Providers
  • Dog Breeders That Want to Connect with Service Dog Providers
  • Volunteers of VSOs or Individuals Interested in Volunteering to Support Veterans
  • Veterans and Family Members Interested in Learning More About Service Dogs
  • Any Agency That Wants to Learn About the Benefits of Service Dogs to Disabled Veterans

Speaker Requests: If you are interested in speaking at our conference, we are accepting requests here: http://servicedogs4vets.org/become-a-speaker

For sponsorship information please email [email protected]

2021 National Service Dogs for Veterans Speakers

  •   Carla D. Bass, Colonel, USAF (Ret)Author
  • Paige Meade, CP APMPPWC Adult Detention Center Sexual Assault Group Facilitator
  • Amanda BaitySemper K9 Director of Operations
  • Christopher BaitySemper K9 Executive Director
  • DeeDe BakerDog Tag Buddies Executive Director
  • Jeremiah BlockerASDPMV Executive Director
  • Matthew DeckerPaws for Purple Hearts Clinical Director
  • Nicole LanahanGot Your Six Support Dogs Executive Director
  • William McCabeSemper K9 Government Relations Advisor
  • Jacob McCreaASDPMV General Counsel
  • Mary PeterK9 Partners for Patriots Founder & Head Trainer
  • LCDR Danny Benbassat, Ph.D.USUHS School of Medicine U.S. Public Health Service Psychologist
  • DRC Dr. Ranon Cortell, PHDDr. Ranon Cortell, PHDWashington VA Medical Center, DC PTSD Outpatient Clinic Director
  • Brett SimonASDPMV Membership Director
  • Terri TanielianRAND Corporation Senior Behavioral Scientist