PAWS was founded seeing the benefits a rescued companion animal had on a veteran suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). We will adopt to all that are willing to devote time and love to our animals, not just military.
*Please note our animals are strictly companion animals, not service animals.
Pets Assisting Wounded Soldiers (PAWS) is a non-breed specific dog and cat rescue organization. We are dedicated to the education, rescue, and rehabilitation of unwanted dogs/cats. Our purpose is to connect a wounded soldier with a deserving dog/cat thus rehabilitating both in the process. PAWS tirelessly strives for and envisions the day where every adoptable companion animal, regardless of breed, has a loving, responsible home, all while aiding military veterans and their families with rehabilit
The process to adopt from PAWS includes:
completion of an application
veterinary reference & personal references
(donation waived with DD214/Military ID)
PAWS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run solely by volunteers. We operate on donations and through foster homes, we do not have a shelter facility.