Why CSD's?
Not all veterans with PTSD qualify for a service dog, but would benefit from a companion dog.
Where do our dogs come from?
When possible our canines will be rescued from animal shelters, or other rescue facilities.
What type of dogs are used?
While there isn’t a specific breed that we train, we do like to work with retrievers, and Shepard’s when possible.  They are intelligent, easy to train, and sociable.
Who can apply for CSD or SD?
While our main focus is to help veterans suffering from PTSD or TBI, we will consider police officers and firemen diagnosed with PTSD.
What are Our Procedures?
Submit a completed application.
A phone interview will follow.
If you are chosen as a Service Dog recipient we will try to locate a canine for you if needed.
Once a canine has been located the training process will begin.  
Click HERE to download application.
How We Train Service Dogs?
We look at each veteran as an individual and train each Service Dog based on the veteran’s needs.  Veterans are required to participate in the training process, meeting 1-2 days a week until they and their canine partner are able to pass the Public Access Test for service dogs.
What is the cost of a Service Dog?
Service Dogs are donated at no cost to the recipients, when necessary.  Training is free of charge to veterans with PTSD and TBI.
Where Does Our Funding Come From?

Funding comes from donations from both businesses and individuals. We do not receive any money from the government. You may donate to Paws 4a Warrior using PayPal or by sending us a check. All donations are tax deductible.

Make checks out to: Paws 4a Warrior

Mailing address:
Paws 4a Warrior
262 Ed Moore Rd
Hayesville, NC 28904

Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer. ~ Dean Koontz, False Memory