The objective of PGI is to train service dogs to assist people with a variety of different disabilities while providing support to encourage independence. PGI educates the public to the benefits of Service Dogs and encourages animal rescue by obtaining many of our animals from shelters and rescue groups.
Paws Giving Independence's Vision
•To provide quality service dogs free of charge to adults and children
•Provide exceptional canine health and overall well-being for our dogs
•Create the highest quality match between dog and handler
•Develop a long-term relationships with our alumni, other organizations and the community
•To educate the public about service dogs through demonstrations
Paws Giving Independence’s Values
•Ensure proper humane treatment toward people and animals
•Remain open to innovation and change
•Encourage the use of teamwork and good communication
•Show accountability for our actions;
•Promote honesty and integrity,
•Work toward furthering the PGI’s mission.
You can sponsor a dog for $100 a year:
We will send you a picture of the dog we rescued with your donation. We will then send you updates as your dog goes through training and eventually gets placed as a service dog.
(Please go to the Meet Our Service Dogs link on the left side of the page to see what dog you want to sponsor and fill out our donation form above)
Please make your donation through PayPal
and e-mail us your sponsor request below
Please make checks payable to Paws Giving Independence.
Send your donations and donation form to:
Paws Giving Independence,
PO BOX 9572
We are always in need of the following items:
A place to house and train our dogs
Old cell phones or TV remote controls
Dog Collars and
Large Dog crates/ kennels