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  1. Arkansas Department of Correction: Paws in Prison

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    Paws in Prison is made possible through ADC's partnership with animal shelters and advocate groups around the state.Last year, hundreds of homeless dogs were euthanized in animal shelters. ADC's partners rescue dogs, which are placed in the Paws in Prison program. Inmates, who have...

  2. Divine Canines

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    Divine Canines provides free animal-assisted therapy services to various populations in Central Texas. Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who had the goal of sharing the unconditional love of dogs with people confined to special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began...

  3. Austin Dog Alliance

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    Austin Dog Alliance, a non-profit organization, has a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and families through programs incorporating the powerful connection between dogs and humans.

  4. Stiggy's Dog

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    Stiggy’s Dogs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides our military veterans living with PTSD and TBI another method of healing through service and companion dogs. Through our programs, we seek to help heal the wounds of war, provide families with new beginnings and raise awareness...

  5. Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC)

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    We at the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) know that pets play an important role in our lives. The benefits of pets are endless... ...from companionship to reducing stress and blood pressure to increasing a child’s sense of responsibility, compassion and promoting an interest in...

  6. Therapy Dogs United

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    Therapy Dogs United, Inc. ~ Dogs Supporting People. We are a 501(c)3 public charity. Our visitation and research-based programs are scheduled as group and individual sessions. All therapeutic or animal-assisted therapy dog visits are made by certified therapy dog teams registered through our...

  7. The New Zealand Companion Animal Council Inc.

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    Throughout New Zealand there are many individuals, organisations and official bodies who are actively concerned both with the welfare and control of companion animals. The diverse nature of their philosophy and operational modus operandi creates a need for communication and the sharing of ideas...

  8. Creature Comfort Pet Therapy

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    Creature Comfort Founders, Joan Baer and Annie Murphy met while they were co-workers running a pet therapy program at a large animal welfare organization. During this time, they noticed a rising interest in pet therapy- both from pet owners wanting to get their pets certified and from facilities...

  9. Canine Comfort, LLC

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    Canine Comfort, LLC provides expertise in therapy dog program development. Registered therapy dogs are widely used in health care settings, such as skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and hospice, and in community settings, including public libraries and schools. These specially trained dogs...

  10. Angels for Veterans: Angel Paws

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    This is our new and exciting program. Our rescue dogs are ready to help change the lives of veterans who are suffering from PTSD and Physical Disabilities. We need your generosity so that we can fulfill our goal of providing highly trained dogs to veterans who suffer from the effects of military...

  11. Guardians of Rescue

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    Guardians of Rescue is a registered 501(c)3, not for profit organization whose members work tirelessly to work to protect the wellbeing of all animals and come to the aid of those in distress. We are all about People Helping Animals and Animals Helping People. Guardians of Rescue is comprised of...

  12. Human Animal Bond Inc.

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    The mission is to conduct research, education and training in the area of the human -animal bond with the outcome of benefiting the human and animal conditions.The long term goals of The Human-Animal Bond, Inc. are: to establish a model, all-inclusive, animal assisted-living community with...

  13. Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy

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    Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy, the largest and oldest organization of its type in the Chicago metropolitan area, is a volunteer organization committed to using the capabilities and magic of dogs in therapeutic environments, especially with children.All of our programs develop and build...

  14. READing Paws

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Megan Kendall

    A READing Paws Team is comprised of a registered Therapy Animal and owner/handler. You'll find these Teams in your local school, tucked in a corner, READing with a student. The animals love to listen and look at the pictures. They encourage the students to practice their READing skills and enjoy...

  15. Prescription Pets

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    Since 2000 Rx: Pets has been bringing the healing power of pets to communities in Northern California, specifically in, Redding, Red Bluff, Eureka and Fortuna.Our volunteer Pet Partner® teams are trained for animal assisted activities (AAA), animal assisted therapy (AAT) and Reading Education...

  16. Canine Therapy Corps

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    CANINE THERAPY CORPS: Empowers and motivates individuals to improve their physical and psychological health and well-being by harnessing the human-animal bond; provides goal-directed, interactive animal-assisted therapy services, free of charge, using volunteers and certified therapy dogs; and...

  17. Sit Stay Read

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    SitStayRead’s mission is to improve literacy skills and foster a love of learning in at-risk children. Founded in 2003, the organization brings teams of trained volunteers and certified reading assistance dogs to Chicago Public Schools and inner-city community programs. SitStayRead is the leading...

  18. Freedom Service Dogs of America

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    Freedom Service Dogs is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom training them for individual client needs. Clients include children, veterens and active duty soldiers, and other adults. Their disabilities include Autism, Traumatic...

  19. Paws and Effect

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    Take a moment. Make a difference. We raise, train, and place service dogs with disabled veterans and children. The majority of our recipients include children with autism and combat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and mobility issues.We provide...

  20. The Human Animal Bond Trust (HABT): Denver Pet Loss Support Group

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    The Human Animal Bond Trust (HABT) is a non-profit organization which exists to serve those who are anticipating, or have lost, an animal companion. That loss may be one of the most devastating and painful experiences you will ever face. Such a loss can be as traumatic as losing a family member...