Claim for assistance dog expenses

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For providers

If you have received an assistance dog provided by DVA, you can get reimbursed for the costs needed to maintain the dog’s welfare. These include:

  • veterinary costs
  • annual vaccinations, worming and flea treatments
  • dog food
  • pet insurance
  • reasonable costs of upkeep and maintenance, for example dog grooming.

You must include paid, itemised receipts and this form (D9401) when claiming assistance dog expenses.

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