paws4people® foundation raises, trains, and places customized Assistance Dogs free of charge with children, veterans, military dependents, first responders, and civilians living with life altering disabilities. The organization provides certification, insurance, and support for the client/dog teams for the duration of their career.
paws4people’s is nationally headquartered in Castle Hayne, North Carolina. Over the last 22 years, paws4people has placed Dogs in 22 states, with nationwide placement consideration.
Since the organization’s founding in 1999, paws4people has placed over 1,200 highly trained Assistance Dogs with one or more certifications providing support in areas such as psychiatric service, mobility, and crisis response, just to name a few. Together, these dogs have made more than 1,000,000 contacts.
With the support of our highly trained Assistance Dogs, we are helping people with disabilities achieve priceless, well-deserved independence.