Service Dogs, Inc.


A letter from our Founder and President Sheri Soltes

A letter from our Founder and President Sheri Soltes

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Did you know that we adopt all our dogs from shelters?

Meet Our Dogs!

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Dear Contributors to Service Dogs, Inc.

People like you help people like me be more independent.  I’ve spent all my life being severely hearing impaired. Having a tail wagging friend like Zorro in my life is definitely priceless.”

Josh Calzada, San Antonio

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Sponsor a Dog!

Meet our Hearing and Service Dog Teams and Individuals and help sponsor their training.


Change their lives

What we do

Service Dogs, Inc. trains dogs to assist Texans living with hearing or mobility challenges. Thanks to your donations, we provide the dogs and training free of charge. Help us keep going by making a donation.

Service Dogs, Inc. is dedicated to educating the public about Hearing and Service Dogs. Learn more about public access laws and how to say hello to a working dog.

Service Dogs, Inc. uses positive training methods. We use fun, rewards and lots of surprises to keep our dogs motivated and eager to please. Read more about our training methods.

Service Dogs, Inc. invests 1 Year and $20,000 into custom training each Hearing or Service Dog team.  We provide the dog and training Free of Charge.  We rely entirely on donations, grants and our Mighty Texas Dog Walk proceeds to support our training program.

Service Dogs, Inc. shares our dog training knowledge through our Trainers Academy including how we evaluate shelter dogs for our program, hands on training sessions with our dogs, public work and auditing opportunities with our trainers, dogs and client programs.

An Overview of our Programs

Overview Sheri edited


News and Events


Ed Asner for Service Dogs, Inc.

Watch us Saturday mornings on KXAN-TV & See past segments below!

Watch us Saturday mornings on KXAN-TV
Watch past segments!


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