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PAWS for People

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PAWS for People

PAWS for People is looking for people in the DE, MD, NJ & PA area that have loving, affectionate pets (dogs, cats or rabbits) to become volunteer therapy teams! You and your pet will become a certified pet therapy team through PAWS for People, and will complete visitation at a facility of your choice, in your area.

Are you friendly and willing to meet new people? Is your pet a 'people pleaser' that has basic obedience skills? Are you willing to volunteer at least twice a month? If so, visit our website at www.PAWSforPeople.org and complete our Membership Application. Someone from PAWS for People will contact you regarding your application within one week.

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About PAWS for People


PO Box 9955, Newark, DE 19714, US

Mission Statement

To lovingly provide elders, children, and folks with disabilities individualized, therapeutic visits with a loving, affectionate pet.


PAWS is a pet-assisted visitation organization that specializes in training and placing caring people and their own people-oriented pet in facilities whose folks need some very special TLC.

PAWS for People is a completely volunteer organization with approximately 145 active teams (handler & pet). We visit in over 55 facilities including hospitals, assisted living facilities, chemical dependency programs, care for the elderly, hospices, disabled adults & children, as well as physical & occupational therapy facilities.

PAWS for Reading is a program where teams (handler and pet) visit in libraries and schools allowing children to read to the animals without pressure.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & REGISTERING, PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE www.PAWSforPeople.org. Someone will contact you within 2-3 days.


We'll work with your schedule.


PO Box 9955Newark, DE 19714


  • Animal Therapy


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 visits per month

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