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New Paws program is making school a 'paw-sitive' place

Paws With A Cause offers new facility dog program that positively impacts school children.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Paws With A Cause is branching out. They've recently added facility dogs to their service and assistance dog training programs.

Facility dogs can work in schools, senior living residences, funeral homes and other facilities to offer comfort and relief from anxiety and stress.

Credit: Paws With A Cause

Maple is a Paws With A Cause-trained facility dog currently working at Emerson Elementary School in Ionia. She helps students and staff in their daily routines and situations.

Credit: Paws With A Cause

If you're interested in the Paws With A Cause Facility dog program you can contact them here.

Paws is also in need of Foster Puppy Raisers. If you're interested in raising a puppy for a future life of service you can attend one of their upcoming informational meetings.  



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