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The DAWG Pound

“The Dawg Pound” is an inclusive community center with something for everyone.  Join our “Village” where healing and fun are at our core!


Big or small, we have the perfect PAW-portunity for you to join “The Dawg Pound” and help support Paws & Pals. Your K.I.N.D giving will “Change lives one PAW at a time.”


Our youth have struggles that are real, and it is important they can benefit from close, caring relationships with positive role models. Sign up today to change the life of a child or teen in need.      

Our Purpose

Paws & Pals was created to bring healing and happiness to children and teens facing mental health & life struggles. Paws & Pals has developed a low-cost program, that offers a safe, inclusive community center filled with over a dozen mental health healing activities for all ages. Our one-of-a-kind program offers healing through the non-judgmental, loving hearts of therapy dogs and dedicated mentors ready to listen and heal. Paws & Pals is here “To Change lives one PAW at a Time”.

Words from our Friends 

Words from our Friends 

Cason Overton


My PAW Sam, makes me laugh and always lets me pet him when I feel sad or confused. He is a great friend to have!

Ashley Tipton


Thanks Ms. Tonia for making a place where I can come and fit in with others that are struggling and just need a friend. Paws & Pals makes my days better!