We were so honored to support a BIANYS Fundraiser (Brain Injury Association of New York State) at a statewide 5k run and Family Fun Walk. The Poughkeepsie event kicked off at the beautiful Walkway Over the Hudson. It was so heartwarming to hear the stories of success from people who have suffered brain injuries. With wagging tails and sloppy kisses, our Therapy Dogs brought smiles to the survivors and their families.
Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause does a lot of work with veterans, active soldiers, West Point cadets and military families. Check out the article that was recently written about how HV Paws engages with the military through the Red Cross and the Military Academy at West Point. https://www.petmd.com/dog/therapy-dogs-hudson-valley-paws-cause-offer-stress-relief-military-and-their-families
What a night! We were honored to be included at the Hudson Valley Renegades Baseball Game at Wappinger’s Falls, NY. The Renegades honored veterans and their families. Truly a memorable evening! Lots of fans, families and furry friends! George, Jake, Ivy Grace, Monty, Rosie, Gracie and Lulu offered wagging tails and sloppy kisses!
National Night Out is the nation’s largest, annual crime prevention/safety event in the country. We attended the event at West Point! It was a hot, humid, steamy, fun night! Hundreds of people attended and as always, our dogs were the center of attention! It was also the debut of the American Red Cross Animal Rescue Trailer! Thanks […]
Our first corporate stress reliever/fundraiser was a huge success, INDEED! Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide with corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT. Indeed employees were given a BIG surprise today when they received an email that said, “HV Paws Therapy dogs are making a special appearance in their office NOW”! Hundreds of employees met our […]
R.E.A.D. Reading Education Assistance Dogs build reading skills and confidence without judgement. Our main focus is respect, responsibility and safety for all. These dogs are welcome in many schools and libraries to be the catalysts for social interaction between teachers and students of all ages.
Zoe, Jake, Daisy and Lulu joined in the fun at the Cadet BBQ at USMA West Point! Our dogs are always a welcome reprieve from the hard work that is done every day. Thanks to our teams for helping make this another fab event!
Paws of War hosted the 9th annual fundraiser by Flannery Animal Hospital in New Windsor, NY. We were honored to participate in raising funds to train rescued dogs for emotional support and service dogs for those who served in the military. Guests were also made aware of the Pet Disaster Relief Van.
Over 1000 military personnel attended the Yellow Ribbon pre and post deployment event in Tarrytown, NY. It was wonderful to meet the families of Service men and women who are protecting our country. Valentino, Daisy, Lexi, Monty and Lulu put smiles on everyone’s faces to thank them for their service.
HV PAWS TEAMS participated in the annual Fleet Week NY celebration on the Intrepid. We are so honored to be a part of this very special Memorial Day Tribute in support of our Servicemen and women.
Dakota visited his friends at the TALLWOODS NURSING and REHAB facility in Bayville where the patients and staff love having him coax the patients along with their therapy. Two of Dakota’s favorites are a 107 year old lady and a 103 year old gentleman.
The returning servicemen and women appreciate the special love and comfort only a therapy dog can give. HV Paws is honored to be invited to these Yellow Ribbon events to support our soldiers in all their efforts.
Truffles, Jake and Ivy Grace provided a break for Mount Saint Mary College students and faculty. “The dogs are comforting for the students during this stressful time of year,” explained Orin Strauchler, assistant dean of Student Support Services and Director of Counseling. “Wagging Tails Stress Relief ” was co-sponsored by the Kaplan Family Library, Learning […]
Our Therapy Dogs were the real troopers today in the 90 degree weather. Our”HOT DOGS” helped decompress Cadets, Officers and Lawyers at West Point Military Academy.
Cooper, Tia and Meeka shared a beautiful morning De-Stressing with the students at St Dominic College.