Paws Assisting Veterans trains dogs to perform a variety of tasks depending on the interests and skills of the dog and the needs of the individual. PAVE places facility dogs and service dogs for veterans.
Facility dogs are trained to go to work with professionals who work in treatment or healthcare facilities that provide care for active duty military or veterans such as physicians, counselors, licensed therapists, and social workers. Click here to learn more about facility dogs.
Service dogs for veterans are trained to provide tasks to mitigate the symptoms of a veteran’s disability including but not limited to opening doors, closing drawers, picking up dropped objects, providing a grounding headrest, alerting to anxiety and panic, and interrupting nightmares. Click here to learn more about service dogs for veterans.