Your support is needed, all donations will go toward vet care & training of rescued dogs. Once trained these dogs are provided to Veterans free of charge. Click on our donate page to CONTRIBUTE TODAY.

Thanks to Joanne Rathe & Katie Johnson at The Boston Globe for supporting our healing mission.

Click here to Meet;
USMC SSgt. Natasha Young
& Josh CGC PSD Patriot Rover

USMC Cpl. Justin Masterson PH
& Daisy Duke Patriot Rover
Rover Grads
 Armed Forces Day 2013 Graduates & Gold Star Families.

PATRIOT ROVERS is committed to rescuing, training, and deploying Psychiatric Service Dogs that will provide LOVE and support... 24 hours a day... 7 days a week... to Veterans, in order to enhance their lives.  

THANK YOU Veterans for sacrificing so much 

for our freedom and our nation.

The dogs trained by this organization perform specific tasks and work as described by the final regulation under ADA. These tasks include, but are not limited to, brace, get help, lights, doors, pull, dress, retrieve, and reverse (Standard Service Dog tasks). 

Additional training tasks include, but are not limited to, medical alert, medical response, tactile stimulation, alert, interrupting, stabilizing, waking, initiate activity, initiate interpersonal interaction, and creation of personal space (Psychiatric Service Dogs tasks).


David R. Cantara

Founder Carolina Patriot Rovers, Inc.

USMC Cpl James Maxey & Lyle SP CGC PSD Patriot Rover
dedicated to
MCPO (Ret) Lyle Atwood Davenport,  died  February 13, 2011
 He was attached to the USS Portland (LSD-37) in Norfolk, VA; followed by the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in Norfolk, VA; served as Reserve Training Administrator in Dayton, OH; followed by attachment to the USS Opportune (ARS-41) in Norfolk, VA; served as Company Commander at the same NTC, Great Lakes, IL where he received his basic training; and then finished his years of service back in Norfolk, VA on board the USS Nassau (LHA-4) and then shore duty at SIMA Norfolk. He received many awards and decorations during his proud service of 26 years.
U.S. Army 1st Aviation Vietnam Sgt Lacy Ben Miller and Felipe SP CGC PSD Patriot Rover
 Dedicated to

Cpl. Felipe C. Barbosa

Cpl. Felipe C. Barbosa, 21, of High Point, N.C., died Jan. 28 2006 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
USMC Cpl. Michael Gordon & Wyatt
dedicated to Spc Christopher Wyatt McCullough 26 died Oct 20th 2010 USAR 396th Medical Co. OIF 2007-2008.
U.S. Navy PO1 Ronald Philpot PH Operation Iraqi Freedom
This dog is dedicated to the memory of;

Army Sgt. Willie A. McLawhorn Jr.

Died December 12, 2010

assigned to 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Dec. 12 in Howz-e-Madad, Afghanistan.
Sgt John Alfonso & "Rusty Cobra" In Memory of “Rusty Cobra”

Cpl Russell Grant Culbertson III died Oct. 17, 2006

Baghdad Iraq 1/22nd 1Bgde 4th Infantry Division

SSgt. Natasha Young-Alicea & "Josh" dedicated PO1 Joshua Harris died August 30, 2008 was

an United States Navy SEAL. He was an operator in the Naval Special Warfare Development Group and the 512th U.S. service member to die in Afghanistan
OIF USMC Cpl Christopher O'Connor PH & Lucas

Dedicated to;

Lance Corporal Kevin A. Lucas, 20, of Greensboro, NC, died May 26, 2006, in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Batt., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

Sgt Terry Hedenskog & Rod Patriot Rover dedicated to Spc Michael Rodriguez Died April 23rd 2007  assigned to Bravo Troop, 5-73rd Calvary, and 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sgt. David Schneider Jr.  & Ed CGC PSD Patriot Rover
Dedicated to SPC. Edward Wesley Faulkner Jr.  died Sept.16, 2010 Cav Scout 2nd ID Fort Carson, Colo., and served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ed was awarded a Purple Heart in each of Iraq and Afghanistan for the wounds he received during combat

GSM Kathy Moore & Sgt Ray Kirby with Doc SP CGC PSD Patriot Rover

Dedicated to
U. S. Army  CPL Ryan David "Doc" Russell BSM PH OIF
Sgt William J. Willoughby With Ward CGC PSD Patriot Rover
Dedicated to Army Spec. Darryl Wardlaw “Ward” Linder, 24, died June 19 in Baqubah, he  was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, of the 1st Cavalry Division
U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division Sgt. Marissa D. Tice and Colt PR CGC TD PSD  Patriot Rover
"Mandy" ESA Patriot Rover MSgt. Matt L. Nagel and his wife Rhonda. Mandy is named for 101st Airborne Soldier Sgt. Amanda Pinson. MSgt. Nagel also Served in the 101st Airborne in Iraq at the same time as Sgt. Pinson.
May 24, 2011
Celebrating the Graduation of Sgt Ryan Patriot Rover.
We are honored to present this Service Dog to U.S. Army SSgt. David IHop Morrell, Vietnam Veteran 5th Special Forces group
In Memory of;
   Spc. Christopher Ryan Barton U.S.Army 101st Airborne.
U.S. Army 1st Cav SSgt. Robert Kyle Evans PH  paired with Marley Patriot Rover.
Thank you Sgt. Evans for your great gift of service to our nation.
 Meet Spc. Travis Peele  & Triple Deuce .
"Deuce is dedicated to the 2/22nd infantry regiment
 Spc Peele served with 111 Sapper Company 1st Infantry Division.
tre uno tre deuce :O)

The Journey begins when combat ends,
One Soldier, One Dog, One Goal
Patriot Rover
Canine Good Citizen
Psychiatric Service Dog
Patriot Rover
Canine Good Citizen
Therapy Dog
Psychiatric Service Dog
 ED SP CGC PSD  with Maggie, Honoring Spc. Edward Wesley Faulkner Jr.