Paws  and Affection is a nonprofit 501c3 focused on the mission of training service, facility, and companion dogs for young people who have a range of disabilities in the greater Philadelphia area and to educate the public about service dogs and their role in the community. Our goal is to empower these children with independence and confidence by matching them with amazing dogs.service dog Philadelphia children physical disability

At Paws and Affection we recognize the innate ability dogs have to bond with humans. Dogs use their heightened senses to read our body language and to smell changes in our body chemistry.  When these abilities are honed to focus on specific needs, the result is a mutually beneficial relationship between dog and child that has a tremendous impact.

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