Dogs in Training also need a sponsor to cover their food, care and housing during the 6-9 months they are at K9s 4 Mobility. It cost $100 a month to feed each dog and to provide their heartworm prevention medication. There are additional costs such as their veterinarian exams and vaccinations, treats, toys, training equipment, beds and etc. Sponsors of dogs in training will receive pictures of the dog’s progress and notification of when the dog is placed with their partner. The $100 a month pledge provides a dog with their dog food, treats, toys and heartworm prevention while they are in formal training to become a Assistance dogs.