DoDMWDVS and Adoption 

NOTE:   PHCR-South has merged with other Public Health Commands.

  • Technical services are now aligned under Public Health Command-Central (Provisional).
  • Fort Gordon district transitioned to Public Health Command-Atlantic (Provisional).
  • The information here is provided as a courtesy and may not be up-to-date.

Dogs that do not pass the Department of Defense (DoD) training curriculum and aged/medically unfit dogs that are cleared for transfer out of the DOD may be adoption candidates. Generally, dogs that have served in the field are adopted by their handlers or personnel in the dog’s unit or installation. The adoption program is popular and the waiting list to adopt a dog may be long. Adoptions are handled through the US Air Force’s 341st Training Squadron at Lackland Air Force Base. Once adopted, new owners are personally and financially responsible for all veterinary care and medications for existing conditions and those that may occur after adoption.

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