Paws for People

Paws for People

Paws for People
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All Paws Forward For The Biggest Event Of The Year!

Join us on September 19th at the Wag-n-Walkathon
In 2019, PAWS’s biggest fundraising event of the year, the Wag-n-Walk & 5K, will become the Wag-n-Walkathon! This month-long event will kick-off throughout our 4-state area on September 19 and end with our “Cross the Finish Line” event on Saturday, October 19th at Glasgow Park in Newark, DE.

People of all ages can get pledges and participate with their family, friends, and neighbors to support the mission of PAWS for People. You can create a team or participate as an individual.

Family-friendly fun, entertainment, food, vendors, and doggie games and contests will be featured at the “Cross the Finish Line: even on October 19th as well as many of the events throughout the month.

Well behaved, licensed dogs are welcome to attend all events.
Category: Animals & Pets, Children with Special Needs,Senior Services

About Us

PAWS for People™ (Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services, or PAWS) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing therapeutic visits to any person in the community who would benefit from interaction with a well-trained, loving pet. What makes PAWS for People stand above other pet therapy services is the emphasis we place on providing individualized therapeutic experiences for every person we visit. Our strict standards in training and testing dogs and cats make sure every therapy team is capable of meeting the various needs of our diverse clientele.

PAWS is most active throughout Delaware, but also serves areas in southern Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland, and southern New Jersey.

PAWS visits people of all ages, ethnicities and income levels.

From hospitals and skilled care facilities to chemical dependency centers and elementary schools, thousands of people are experiencing the benefits of one-on-one therapeutic visits thanks to hundreds of dedicated volunteers and their loving therapy companions every year.