Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
Rating: 4.98 stars 57 reviews
Issues: Animals, Children & Youth, Health, Human Services
Location: 9877 234th Street East Lakeville MN 55044 USA
Results: Our prison programs are highly praised by corrections staff and inmates for bringing a sense of hope, responsibility, and work-ethic to their lives; allowing them to give rather than take. We've placed our diabetic alert dogs with families and veterans and service dogs with veterans homes and persons with disbalities.
Target demographics: All persons with physical mobility disabilites, Type 1 and 2 diabetes, Veterans experiencing PTSD, at risk youth, federal prison inmates.
Geographic areas served: MN, WI, IO
Programs: Prison Road Puppies (Service dogs servin' time - inmates training service dogs) Project YES! (At-risk youth training service dogs while learning responsibility and leadership) SIT Program (In-training service dogs interact with developmentally disabled children and adults). Paw Corps (The dogs that come when called for the veterans who went when asked - veterans struggling with PTSD and reintegration issues train service dogs for veterans with physical disabilities).
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Great people! Amazing impact on the community! I have personally seen the amazing joy their animals have brought to others.
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