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Paws for a Cause

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ORGANIZATION: Porter Adventist Hospital

  • 53 people are interested
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PAWS FOR A CAUSE is Porter Adventist Hospital’s pet visitation program. It is a socialization program that promotes patient health and welfare by using dog visits to comfort patients and minimize their separation anxiety and related stresses. To be accepted into this program, a dog must be at least 2 years of age, in good health, and friendly with young and old alike. Also, the dog must be in a permanent home for at least 6 months prior to the program. All potential Paws for a Cause pets and their owners must pass a rigorous application, screening and training process.

The current minimum age requirement is 18 years old.

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About Porter Adventist Hospital


2525 S Downing, Denver, CO 80210, US

Mission Statement

We extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities.


Founded in 1930, Porter Adventist Hospital has provided people throughout Denver and surrounding communities with compassionate, personalized health care. Today, Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, acute-care referral center specializing in joint replacement , spine surgery , organ transplant , behavioral health , cancer care and innovative cardiac treatments . Porter Adventist Hospital is sponsored by the Adventist Health System and is a member of the Centura Health network, Colorado and western Kansas' health care leader with an integrated network of 15 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life Colorado and home care and hospice services.


Health & Medicine
Animals, Faith-Based, Health & Medicine


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2525 S DowningDenver, CO 80210



  • Animal Therapy
  • Healthcare




  • Must be at least 18
  • Paws for a Cause visits are approximately 2 hours and the Teams have a schedule based on their availability.

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