Applicants must reside in one of the following states: California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.
Applicant will not qualify if there is a dog currently living in the home
The child should warm up to and interact comfortably with dogs
The child must be between the ages of 4-12
The child must have no history of violence towards humans or animals
DBL does not place dogs based on preference of size, gender, breed, coat type, or color.
The majority of DBL dogs are Labrador Retrievers weighing 50 pounds or more.