of veterans do not have access to VA care
of every dollar goes directly to programs
of our service dogs are rescues
highest suicide rate in the country occurs in New Mexico
With over 12 years of experience serving Veteran families, Paws and Stripes offers a variety of programs to fit the needs of our community. From our 12-month Service Dog training program to our six-week companion animal program, or our ongoing individual therapy options we offer low cost/no cost services to Veterans and their families suffering from the trauma, depression, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, military sexual assault, chronic pain, and suicidality.
Annual Celebration of Heroes graduation ceremony and gala is about celebrating the graduates from the Veteran Service Dog Program who have worked hard with their dogs to improve their wellbeing.