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Mission Statement

Paws with Pupose is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities by providing recipients with highly skilled assistance dogs along with continued support throughout the partnership to ensure successful, long term relationships.

Description

Paws with Purpose obtains puppies at 8 weeks of age. They begin their training at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women with selected inmate handlers. They are at the Institution M-F and volunteers pick the dogs up for weekend socializaiton. It takes two years to train an assistance dog and on completion of training they are valued at $20,000. Paws with Purpose does not charge recipients for the dog.

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http://www.pawswithpurpose.org

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