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To increase the independence of people with emotional and physical challenges by decreasing the cost and wait for service dogs.
Project2Heal breeds, imprints and initiates operant conditioning on Labrador retrivers pups bred specificaly to become service dogs. ur pups are bred to highly deservign servie dog organizations. WHile the industry average for shelter dogs placedi n service dog training is about 12% and pups bred by the few organizations that have the knowledge and funding to breed such dogs is about 50%, pups bred and nurtured at Projct2Heal have close to an 80% pas rate.
The most difficult part of the service dog process is locating pups that have the health history, temerament and intelligence necessary to complete trainng. Project2Heal pups do that at very high rates reducing the cost and time it takes to prvide a serivce dog to those waitng.