Our Mission

Serving Veterans with Invisible Wounds

Our mission is to provide our military veterans diagnosed with PTSD and TBI another method of healing through service dogs and training. Through our programs, we seek to help heal visible and invisible wounds, provide families with new beginnings, and raise awareness about the potential of shelter and rescue dogs everywhere.

Vet & Dog
Napoleon Dog

Our Programs


STAR Training Programs

Prison Housed Basic Training

We have two prison training programs for our service dog cadets.
Both facilities house selected dogs for 4-6 months prior to pairing them with a veteran.

Bring Your Own Dog

For Qualifying Veterans and Dogs

Sometimes our veterans have formed a bond with a dog already in their home. With the Bring Your Own Dog program, once the veteran is accepted, the dog will be evaluated to determine training as a service dog.

Upcoming Events

  • Blue Star Award Dinner
    Membership Offer
    Fri, Nov 05
    Weber's Boutique Hotel
    Nov 05, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Weber's Boutique Hotel, 3050 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Blue Star service Dogs fundraiser dinner of the year! Join us for amazing food, fundraising, award recipients & a comedy show at the famous Weber's Hotel in Ann Arbor.
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