- paws4people was founded in 1999.
- paws4people headquarters, ADDIE'S Way, is located in Castle Hayne, North Carolina.
- paws4people has 40 paid and volunteer staff members.
- paws4people has approximately 100+ 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 fisical years, we have spent an average of $0.952 of every dollar of Functional Expenses on Program Expenses.
- paws4people has surpassed the $1 million annual revenue mark for the last 5 fisical years.