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  1. Companion Paws Canada

    Companion Paws Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadians in need while providing a second chance for pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with those who would benefit from a companion therapy animal trained with the highest standards practiced at Therapy Dogs International by our own CPC...

  2. The Greyhound Inmate Experience

    The Greyhound Inmate Experience is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Michigan organization. Our purpose is to socialize, train, and care for retired greyhounds in a prison environment and to educate the public of the redemptive qualities and rehabilitative benefits of the program. Every ten weeks...

  3. Northwest Battle Buddies

    Empowering combat veterans with PTSD to regain their freedom and independence by partnering them with professionally trained and specifically matched service dogs at no charge — Serving our Veterans who served us all.

  4. Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence

    To advance its mission, ADAI has launched several innovative programs, including Prisoners Uniting Pups and People (PUPP Program). Inmates at the Toledo Correctional Institution gain a new skill set and learn about responsibility by raising and training dogs for ADAI. This program continues to be...

  5. SoulPaws

    Contributor(s):: Shannon Kopp, Dr. Annie Petersen

    Reconnect to Recover: At its core, an eating disorder is a disease of disconnection—we disconnect from ourselves, from others, and from the present moment. Through animal-assisted therapy, as well as other therapies (yoga, journaling, art therapy), SoulPaws aims to...

  6. Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs

    Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency. Our charitable number is #82238 5035 RR0001. We received our charitable status in May 2014. Sweet Charity exists to train dogs to help people who need them. It’s that simple!

  7. https://www.k-9courage.com/

    The K-9 Courage Program is a charitable healthcare donation program that provides financial and in-kind product donations that support retired police and military K-9s as well as service dogs currently in action. Program contributions help assure caregivers that these courageous and loyal dogs...

  8. Mutts 4 the Military

    Mutts 4 the Military rescues dogs from high-kill shelters and places them where they are needed themost—with veterans and active duty military personnel. These dogs are vetted, trained, and certified asemotional support companions at no cost to the recipient. We will also help with any...

  9. FosterFit

    Participants are assigned a foster dog partner who is with them every step of the way. During the course of the program, participants and their foster dogs work together to achieve health-oriented goals.Foster dogs are matched with participants at the start of the program, and they share a home...

  10. Paula Kent Meehan Pawsitive Pet Program at Providence Saint John's Health Center

    Pawsitive Pet ProgramThe Paula Kent Meehan Pawsitive Pet Program is comprised of dog and handler teams that visit Providence Saint John's Health Center. Their mission is to provide friendship, comfort, lessen anxiety before and after procedures to patients during their hospital stay. It is...

  11. Our Special Friends

    Contributor(s):: Belinda Johnston

  12. Pawsibilities Unleashed

    Pawsibilities Unleashed provides therapy dogs, service dogs, obedience and leadership training, aggressive and fearful dog rehabilitation, therapy and service dog training, and other therapy assistance to community members. Pawsibilities Unleashed specializes in service dogs for children.

  13. PAWS of CNY

    PAWS of CNY, Inc. (formerly Sunshine Friends, Inc.) is a non-profit organization located in Central New York that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people and animals through mutually beneficial interaction. Over 200 volunteers across Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison and Cayuga Counties...

  14. SALI's Guardian Program

    | Contributor(s):: Keryn Denroche

    SALI's Guardian Programs provides for the needs of companion animals of at-risk people. This includes women and children fleeing violence, seniors, people living in poverty and on the streets.SALI believes that all members of our community deserve the companionship and support of pets. The...

  15. Institute for Applied Ethology and Animal Psychology (IET)

    The Institute for applied Ethology and Animal Psychology, I.E.T. in the German language, is a private, scientific institute that was founded in 1991 by the internationally known behavioural researcher, Dennis C. Turner (see below). In the small, picturesque Swiss village of Hirzel, about 20 Km...

  16. Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB)

    The APLB is a nonprofit association of concerned volunteers who are experienced and knowledgeable in the tender subject of pet death. Our chatrooms are free and available to anyone bereaving for a beloved pet. Membership is not required for this.

  17. Canadian Federation of Humane Societies

    The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies is the only national organization representing humane societies and SPCAs in Canada. We bring together those who work with and care for animals to promote respect and humane treatment toward all animals.

  18. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

    Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is "to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States." The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane...

  19. Hearing Dog Program (San Francisco SPCA)

    The San Francisco SPCA Hearing Dog Program supports over 100 active hearing dog graduate teams throughout the Bay Area, Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The Society provides veterinary support for the life of the service dog and on-going training and behavior consultation.Developed in...

  20. UC Davis Veterinary Medicine

    The School of Veterinary Medicine serves the people of California by providing educational, research, clinical service, and public service programs of the highest quality to advance the health and care of animals, the health of the environment, and public health, and to contribute to the...