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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 bring their pets to visit residents at more than 55 facilities in Central New York, bringing smiles to more than 800 people every month.


Angel Tobey

Purdue University

Location Syracuse, NY
Status Active
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  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animal roles
  4. Animal visitation programs
  5. Animal welfare
  6. Disabilities
  7. Dogs
  8. Education
  9. Handicapped persons
  10. Health
  11. Learning
  12. Libraries
  13. Literacy programs
  14. Mammals
  15. nursing home patients
  16. Nutrition
  17. Pet ownership
  18. Pets and companion animals
  19. professionals
  20. Schools
  21. students
  22. therapy
  23. training centers
  24. training of animals