Life Buddy Program

Your first step in leading your team to thrive

At home and anywhere you want to go.

The Life Buddy Program is a way of life.

The core mission of the program is to provide a system for making every veteran and dog pairing a lifelong success and endless source of joyful companionship. And we recognized that getting that starts with a compatible pairing assessed by professionals that establishes the best team.

That bond is strengthened through our academy training and use of the app where you can manage dog training and progress and share with the community.

Each pairing then goes on to live a life together made richer and fuller by the complete circle of care in the The Life Buddy Program.

Services

From groomers to veterinarians, pet hotels to restaurants that will spoil your bud, we’ve compiled the best for you and your pet all in one place.

Community

Turn feeding, playing, walks, travel and more into a rewarding game! Earns points towards purchases, and share achievements and growth with a supportive community.

Support

Never lose track of shot records, spay or neuter info, or when your next grooming is. Find providers, track activities, and take the guesswork out of caring for your bud.

Marketplace

Top name food and products selected by pet experts that are always high quality, natural, and safe for your buddy.

Education

Need a quick training demonstration or information about pet insurance? We have the knowledge and guidance for pet challenges, big and small.

Inspiration

A full documenting of your life together, through all the big and little moments - a constant reminder of who is always by your side.

All found in one place - The Life Buddy Program App. It’s the premier tool supporting all veterans paired with any level of trained dog.

Sierra Delta’s Life Buddy Program powered by My Buddy’s Place

We provide customized service dog solutions for veterans and new pet parents. The program’s mission is to provide service dogs for every veteran’s needs and offer a system for making every pet parent and rescue dog pairing a lifelong success and endless source of joyful companionship.

The Life Buddy Program and its companion Life Buddy App are provided to new rescue pet parents upon adoption and serves as the complete circle of care for you and your best bud for life!

Education In the Palm of Your Hand

Need a quick training demonstration or information about pet insurance? We have the knowledge and guidance for pet challenges, big and small.

Health and General Care

Never lose track of shot records, spay or neuter info, or when your next grooming is. Find providers, track activities, and take the guesswork out of caring for your bud.

Find Resources and Tools to Encourage Your Bond

With service providers, activity ideas, and new products, we've compiled the best for you and your pet all in one place. And proceeds from sales go directly to Sierra Delta or other animal welfare organizations.

Have Some Fun With a Pet-Loving Community

Turn feeding, playing, walks, travel and more into a rewarding game! Earns points towards purchases, and share achievements and growth with a supportive community.

*All your pet’s information in one place, order food, buy products plus valuable information and suggestions on everything from having a fun day with your pet to how to train your pet.

We think you’re going to love it when your best buddy starts talking to you!

As you do things with your bud and provide general care, Buddy’s keeps track and awards you points. Points build to earn you free and special offers on pet related products. Fun and practical!

The app also allows your bud to send you text messages and reminders about fun things to do. Nothing like getting a pick me up from your best bud.

Receive messages from your bud on what they need and what they can’t wait to do!

Free guides on training practices, dietary needs, health and care, and much more.

Earn free Buddy’s stuff from toys to food to anything else in 9,000 quality products!

Discounts on services from participating providers and get feedback from the community.

“The hours of training, learning how each other operates, and taking steps into the world together have all been completely worth it. Leland has truly helped me get back into the 'normal' world, and has been my tether to healing and moving forward. There is no doubt in my mind that we were meant to be together from day one."

PFC Stefanie Miller on service dog Leland

How Do I Join?

The Life Buddy Program is offered through our exclusive partnership with Sierra Delta, a veteran-centric organization utilizing a strengths-based approach to assist veterans as they obtain their life buddy and work to empower themselves.

Designed with meeting the needs of every veteran in mind, we’ve put the veteran first, so they’re equipped to lead their team. By assessing the individual needs of each veteran, we can design a curriculum and pairing with the highest chance of success, so more veterans and dogs can find their way home together.

“Gus has given me everything. He has given me my independence back. He lends me his strength, both physically and emotionally. He reminds me that life is really about the little things and taking the time to enjoy them is important. He pushes me to be better: I want to be better for him. He is my companion in all things and has done more for me than I ever thought possible.”

Freedom Green and service dog Gus