- paws4people was founded in 1999.
- paws4people is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina..
- paws4people has 26 paid and unpaid staff members.
- paws4people has approximately 150 Dogs In-Training and in our Breeding Program.
- paws4people does not use a “puppy raiser model.” Instead, our Puppies live in Puppy Development Centers (Wilmington, NC, Mid-Atlantic Region, and New York) and participate in our Puppy Host Family Program!
- Dogs In-Training are part of the paws4prisons Program and the UNCW/paws4people Assistance Dog Training Program (UNCW/p4p ADTP). Dogs In-Training live with their inmate trainers and student trainers.
- paws4people is a full member of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and a full member of Animal Assisted Intervention International (AAII).
- Over the last 5 years, we have spent an average of $0.965 of every dollar of Functional Expenses on Program Expenses. In 2017, paws4people surpassed the $1 million annual revenue mark for the second consecutive year!
- paws4people’s revenue has a compound average growth rate of 175% over the last 7 years.