Operation K9

How can I help?

Contact RSB to discuss partnership opportunities contact@rsb.org.au or call 1300 944 306.

Volunteer with RSB Guide and Assistance dog service

What is OPK9?

RSB OPK9 is a program offering assistance dogs to Veterans of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) who have a diagnosed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Who can apply for an OPK9 dog?

To be eligible to apply for an Operation K9 Dog, the applicant must have been referred to the RSB through the DVA Psychiatric Assistance Dog program.

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What training and follow up care does Operation K9 provide?

Operation K9 places fully trained Assistance Dogs through a comprehensive training course and provides aftercare for the dog’s working life. All initial equipment will be provided to you by the Operation K9 team including a service coat that identifies an Operation K9 dog as an accredited assistance dog.

How do I find out more?

For more information on how to apply for an Operation K9 dog, please contact the RSB Customer First Team on 1300 944 306 or visit the DVA website.