Paws Assisting Veterans is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to training service dogs for veterans with mental and/or physical disabilities and to advance public knowledge of service dogs and the essential roles they play. PAVE provides service dogs and training free of charge to veterans including equipment and supplies valued at over $1,000. Our teams receive extensive training and follow-up. Highly trained PAVE assistance dogs save lives. See the stories of some of our working teams below.