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Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)

Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Lakeville, Minnesota.
Our clients consist of wounded warriors, children and adults with diabetes, children with autism, and persons with physical mobility challenges.

Our dual Mission is to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by providing them with exceptionally skilled assistance dogs; To utilize the power of the human-canine bond as a therapeutic, educational, healing tool.

We primarily focus on training service dogs for people with physical mobility disabilities. Our dogs can also be trained as Diabetic Alert dogs (trained for detecting changes in blood sugar levels), Autism Support Dogs, Home Help-mate Dogs, and Facility dogs.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our generous recent donors!

The Giant Steps Foundation
Bell State Bank “Pay it Forward” Program, Minneapolis, MN.
Barley + Vine Kitchen Bar, Lakeville, MN
4KNines, Phoenix, AZ
Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN
Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH
The Benevity Community Impact Fund

Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets
Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN
TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund)
Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL
VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN
Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN
Yvonne Hemze, Farmington, MN

Sheri Sergent, Lakeville, MN
Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN
Heather Stewart, Greenfield, MN
Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund
June Dircz, Savage, MN
Jennifer Gaines, Apple Valley, MN

Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
2016-08-29T17:01:47+00:00

The Giant Steps Foundation Bell State Bank “Pay it Forward” Program, Minneapolis, MN. Barley + Vine Kitchen Bar, Lakeville, MN 4KNines, Phoenix, AZ Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund) Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN Yvonne Hemze, Farmington, MN
Sheri Sergent, Lakeville, MN Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN Heather Stewart, Greenfield, MN Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund June Dircz, Savage, MN Jennifer Gaines, Apple Valley, MN

Jessica Mommsen, Lakeville, MN
Kathleen Muller,Tomball,TX
Lin Swadner, Maple Grove,MN
4KNines, Phoenix, AZ
Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN
Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund)

The Giant Steps Foundation
Bruce Krejci, Lakeville, MN
Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets
Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL
VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN
Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN
Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN

Jill Shockley, Burnsville,MN
Lakeville, MN Lions Club
Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN
Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Northern Post 3839 District 6, Jenkins, MN

Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
2016-08-29T16:56:18+00:00

Jessica Mommsen, Lakeville, MN Kathleen Muller,Tomball,TX Lin Swadner, Maple Grove,MN 4KNines, Phoenix, AZ Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH The Benevity Community Impact Fund TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund)
The Giant Steps Foundation Bruce Krejci, Lakeville, MN Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN
Jill Shockley, Burnsville,MN Lakeville, MN Lions Club Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund Ladies Auxiliary VFW Northern Post 3839 District 6, Jenkins, MN

VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN
Kathleen Muller,Tomball,TX
Bruce Krejci, Lakeville, MN
Lakeville, MN Lions Club
Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN
Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH
The Benevity Community Impact Fund

TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund)
Jessica Mommsen, Lakeville, MN
Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets
Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN
Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL
Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund
Alan Tenenholtz, St. Louis Park, MN

Jill Shockley, Burnsville,MN
4KNines, Phoenix, AZ
Marcin Michalek, Golden Valley, MN
Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN
Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN
Lin Swadner, Maple Grove,MN
The Giant Steps Foundation

Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs)
2016-08-30T14:49:36+00:00

VFW Auxiliary, Inc., Post 4562, New Germany, MN Kathleen Muller,Tomball,TX Bruce Krejci, Lakeville, MN Lakeville, MN Lions Club Anna Resele, Minneapolis, MN Samuel Cassandra, Logan, OH The Benevity Community Impact Fund
TRUiST (UPS Employee Giving Fund) Jessica Mommsen, Lakeville, MN Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlets Heather Shue, Shakopee, MN Rebecca Katzan, Miami, FL Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dell Employee Engagement Fund Alan Tenenholtz, St. Louis Park, MN
Jill Shockley, Burnsville,MN 4KNines, Phoenix, AZ Marcin Michalek, Golden Valley, MN Students at Christina Huddelstadt Elementary School, Lakeville, MN Taber & Beth Akin, Lakeville, MN Lin Swadner, Maple Grove,MN The Giant Steps Foundation

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