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About Paws 4 People
paws4people places customized Assistance Dogs with veterans and military dependents living with various disabilities. Through the paws4vets Assistance Dog Placement Program, Veterans, Active-Duty Service Members or their dependents with physical, neurological, psychiatric or emotional disabilities can receive Psychiatric Service Dogs, Mobility Service Dogs and Rehabilitative Assistance Dogs.
EligibilityWe place dogs with Active -Duty Military, Veterans and dependents. Due to our high standards of lifetime follow-up training and care, we prefer to place DOGs within the geographic areas in which our trainers can support such placements. Currently, applicants from the following states will receive preferential selection consideration: GA, MA, MD, NC, NJ, OR, PA, SC, VA, WA and WV. Applicants from the remaining states are welcome to apply and will receive consideration. Applicants with complying justification for their application, and a willingness to accept additional travel (for training) requirements will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
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