Thank you for your interest in applying for a Puppy Jake Foundation service dog. By applying for a dog, you are helping Puppy Jake Foundation fulfill its mission to improve the physical and emotional well-being of wounded military veterans through well-bred, socialized and professionally trained service dogs.

To start the process, please download and fill out the PJF Application of Interest and mail to Puppy Jake Foundation, P.O. Box 12220, Des Moines, IA 50312.

Once your Application of Interest is received, Puppy Jake Foundation’s Application Committee will review and notify you regarding your status and next steps, which include:

  • Application for Service Dog ($150 application fee after this application is received in the mail)
  • Interview
  • In Home Visit
  • Final Discussion 
  • Team Training (required 2 weeks training in Des Moines)