Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Applying for a Service Dog

  • The first step is to give us a call or email us to discuss your interest and needs regarding a Service Dog.  We will address your questions and concerns about whether a dog is appropriate for you needs.
  • At that time we will discuss the charge involved in obtaining a dog.
  • If it is determined that a Service Dog is appropriate for your situation, you will then submit an application. Please keep in mind that it can be a lengthy process.  The application form link is at the bottom of this article.  If you do not have a way to download the application, please contact us by phone or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will mail one to you.
  • The application must then be returned to us by mail, as you will need to enclose a recent photo and a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.    
  • After reviewing your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview at our facility or if this is not possible, by video.
Click here  to see the downloadable application. 

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We have been able to finally get a dog for our son, and Retrieving Independence helped us get a dog sooner than if we had to be put on a waiting list.

  • Dorothy May
  • Bloomberg, IL
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