Mission: Educating and empowering people to utilize Assistance Dogs to transform their lives.
Results: paws4people has more than 400 highly trained Assistance Dogs, Facility Dogs, and Emotional Support Dogs in areas such as mobility and psychiatric service, educational and rehabilitative assistance, and social therapy. Together, these Dogs have made more than 1,000,000 therapeutic contacts.
Target demographics: Veterans, Service Members, and their dependents, and civilians (children, adolescents, and adults) with physical, neurological,psychiatric, or emotional disabilities.
Geographic areas served: Nationwide
Programs: The paws4vets Assistance Dog Placement Program places Medical Alert Assistance Dogs-Psychiatric, Mobility Assistance Dogs ,and Emotional Support Dogs with Veterans, Service Members, and military dependents living with physical, neurological, psychiatric, or emotional disabilities.