Third, fourth and fifth grades can be hard. Highland Falls Intermediate School officials recognize that, and, again this year, have found one small way to make it a little easier for the young learners in the building. Once a month, certified therapy dogs from Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause will stop by the school to spend some time with students who may be struggling just a little, particularly with reading. Check out this article: Highland Falls Intermediate School
Zoey and Douglas were greeting people at the West Point Emergency Preparedness Fair. September is National Preparedness Month. Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States of America. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month encourages Americans […]
Celebrating on Labor Day Weekend at Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls, NY is always an exciting event! The Renegades Baseball team invites veterans and their families to this annual occurrence. We are honored to be included. We meet active duty soldiers, veterans and their families and all share in the fun, food and baseball at […]
HV Paws teams spent the day with the 854th Engineer Battalion who were returning from being deployed. The soldiers were wonderful and enjoyed visiting with our dogs. In fact, so much so, that they presented us with an award and challenge coin to recognize how much joy and comfort we bring to these events. Thank […]
Many of our teams spent Memorial Saturday and Sunday, during fleet week, on the Intrepid with the Red Cross. It was a wonderful venue, one that our teams will not soon forget. We asked those teams that visited for their impressions of their day. As you can see, from their comments, they had a great […]
A thank you is always appreciated, but when the kids take time to write them, it always makes it more special. These were from a group of 7th graders at Scofield Magnet Middle School in Stamford, CT. It was a Career Day and we were invited to participate to talk about careers with animals! It […]
April 28, 9:00 am – National September 11 Memorial and Museum Community Day This past weekend Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause kissed April showers goodbye with a fun filled morning and afternoon at the National September 11, Memorial and Museum Community Day in New York City. For the last few years, The Tails of […]
On April 17, 2019, the Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause Pet Therapy Group received the highest presidential honor for Volunteer Service. The Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause Pet Therapy Group has been part of the West Point Community for over 10 years. The dogs and their handlers work at West Point in different […]
On Sunday, April 7, several of the therapy dog teams from Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause, and in collaboration with the American Red Cross, spent the day at the Newburgh Army Base with our service men, women, and their families preparing for deployment. They will be deployed anywhere from six months to two years. […]
Have you heard about the volunteer dogs in the American Red Cross GNY Region? If you haven’t heard about the program within the GNY region it might be of interest for you to become familiar with our four- footed friends who help at many of the venues we take part in with the Red Cross […]
Do you like canines? Do you like cars? Do you like yummy cuisine? If you answered yes then you need to attend our fundraiser on February 10th from 3:30 to 6:00pm at Come to Happiness 1067 North St, Greenwich, and then you get to tour the Pray Achievement Center. There will be plenty of puppy […]
DeStressing Cadets at Ike Hall at the Blood Drive at West Point made everyone relaxed. No one can be stressed with these sweet pups around.
Raine visited with ladies at the Regan Residence, making everyone smile and laugh.