Acts of Kindness

Paws of Honor

The goal of Paws of Honor (POH) is to provide veterinary care and products at no charge* for retired military and law enforcement K-9’s across America that have served our country, locally or globally. Retired K-9’s deserve accessible, high quality veterinary care in return for their commitment and sacrifice for our country and the monetary burden associated with veterinary care should not fall on the shoulders of the officer/handler/owner once the K-9 has been decommissioned.

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Military Working Dog Team Support Association

MWDTSA supports military K9s and their handlers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. We…

- Send quarterly care packages to MWD teams deployed in global combat zones.

- Boost morale with stateside military kennel visits.

- Promote veteran causes and memorials, including recognition of retired military K9s.

- Host events to educate the public about the importance of MWD teams.

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Big Fluffy Dog Rescue

Based out of Nashville Tennessee they are an organization dedicated to helping giant breed mixed breed dogs in need. They value dogs of all breeds, but specialize in what the name says: big, fluffy dogs. They have volunteers from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico to Canada who work to help homeless big fluffy dogs find a home to call their own. Big Fluffy Dog Rescue works to save Great Pyrenees, Saint Bernards, Newfoundlands and their mixes from euthanasia. They also have a fair assortment of honorary fluffies who don’t fall into the traditional fluffy mold but are with them anyway and they love their tiny/non-fluffy selves as much as the others.

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Patriot K9 Rescue

Patriot K9 Rescue is a non profit organization that raises funds to care for retired Military Working Dogs, Contract Working Dogs and Retired Police K9's.

We operate a small facility in Central PA where we help to transport, care for, and provide a comfortable, loving environment for these unsung heroes, while they await their forever homes. We provide them with veterinary care and a stable environment for them to decompress and adapt to civilian life. These dogs have been through a lot and it takes some time for them to acclimate and become suitable for adoption. >>

Central PA Humane Society

The Central PA Humane Society (CPHS), serving Blair and surrounding counties in central Pennsylvania, is a charitable, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping animals and people.

To prevent animal neglect and cruelty through education and enforcement while providing a safe haven and finding forever homes for those in need. The vision of CPHS is to meet the needs of the animals in our community through communication, compassion, and conviction. >>

MSCA National Maremma Rescue Network

Based out of Eastern Pennsylvania they are a small rescue run by a handful of volunteers dedicated to helping Maremma Sheepdogs in need of finding new homes in all areas of North America. >>

E.A.R.S. Ever After Rescue & Sanctuary

Based out of Littlefork, Minnesota, E.A.R.S. is a rescue-sanctuary that is committed to being a place where domesticated animals and livestock guarding dogs find safety and solace in a natural sanctuary setting. >>

Abby's Angels Animal Haven

Foster based rescue located in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Their mission is saving animals in need, providing comfort for those whose lives are nearing the end, and showing all animals what love is. They rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome as many lives as possible, because they believe every dog deserves a second chance and the best life. >>

Palmetto Pyr Haven

Based out of South Carolina, Palmetto Pyr Haven provides senior and special needs Great Pyrenees and Pyrenean Mastiffs with a loving and caring home where they will be allowed to live out their lives in a secure, nurturing environment. They provide residents with a comfortable home, secure yards to play, healthcare and wellness screenings. >>