K9s For Warriors
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
K9s For Warriors is an American charity and veterans service organization that provides service dogs to veterans. The organization trains rescue dogs to help veterans coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, post-9/11 issues and other psychological challenges associated with military service.
Flamingo Gardens is a 60-acre, not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary, aviary, and botanical garden located just west of Fort Lauderdale, Florida at 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida, United States. It is open to the public for a fee.
Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and wellness through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting positive human-animal interactions to improve the physical, emotional and psychological lives of those we serve. Our 13,000 volunteer therapy animal teams make visits across the nation, and interact with a wide variety of clients including veterans with PTSD, seniors living with Alzheimer's, students with literacy challenges, patients in recovery, people with intellectual disabilities, and those approaching end of life. Pet Partners teams help people become healthier and happier through incorporating animal assisted activities into their lives.
Leg Up Farm
Mount Wolf, PA
Leg Up Farm is a therapy center in York County, Pennsylvania, for children with disabilities and developmental delays. We believe every child is special and deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential. To achieve this goal, we know that therapy takes a lot of time and hard work. Our individually tailored treatment plans, breadth of services, and child-friendly environment in a convenient, centralized location are the keys to success that will improve outcomes for children and families.
Feeding Pets of the Homeless
Carson City, NV
Feeding Pets of the Homeless believes in the healing power of companion pets and of the human/animal bond which is very important in the lives of many homeless persons. They find solace, protection and companionship through their pets. They care for their pets on limited resources so they themselves have less. Our task, nationwide, is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to their pets and thus relieve the anguish and anxiety of the homeless who cannot provide for their pets.
Established on January 17, 2014, Paw Works was founded with the clear mission: to help make Ventura County “No Kill”. By forming a rescue organization designed to place unwanted animals from county and city shelters in permanent homes, they hoped to help ease the tragic burden that is created when owners abandon their animals, and fail to spay or neuter their pets.
Paws and Stripes
Lindsey Kay founded Paws and Stripes in 2010 after her ex-husband, an Army veteran, came home from combat with post-traumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain injury.
Shelter to Soldier
San Diego, CA
Shelter to Soldier™ is a CA 501c3 nonprofit organization that adopts dogs from local shelters and trains them to become psychiatric service dogs for post-9/11 combat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or other injuries associated with traumatic service experiences. Every day, 20 US veterans and 1 active duty service member are lost to suicide. That’s an average of one life lost every 69 minutes. The suicide rate among the nation’s military personnel has spiked this year, eclipsing the number of troops dying in battle and on pace to set a record annual high since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan more than a decade ago. PTSD is a major problem for our men and women in uniform, and its effects last far and beyond the battlefield.
Elephant Action League
Los Angeles, CA
The Elephant Action League is an environmental non-governmental organization founded in 2013 in the United States by Andrea Crosta, Gilda Moratti, and Francesco Rocca. EAL is based in Los Angeles, California.
Downtown Dog Rescue
Downtown Dog Rescue was granted its nonprofit status in 2014. However the organization has been serving the pets and people of Skid Row, Compton, and South Los Angeles since 1996 under the fiscal sponsorship of Friends for Animals. From the beginning, and for nearly twenty years, DDR programs have been delivered at or under budget, servicing the neediest communities and their animals.