• Jeff and Maddie Are Better Than Ever … Together

    Jeff and Maddie Are Better Than Ever … Together

    Pets and Vets had another remarkable year, and one of its most moving moments was the graduation of a new class of Pets and Vets shelter-to-service dog training teams. The celebration was a powerful and joyful reminder of the transformation …

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  • Infantry Marine Finds a Best Friend in his Service Dog

    Infantry Marine Finds a Best Friend in his Service Dog

    “I wholeheartedly suggest Pets and Vets. Saving Both Ends of the Leash® is not just a motto, but the truth.” Steve, u.s. marine Corps Veteran Steve first heard about Pets and Vets from a counselor at the Veteran Center in …

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  • Baki: A Big Service Dog with a Big Heart

    Baki: A Big Service Dog with a Big Heart

    Lavonte, a U.S. Army Veteran, knew how much a service animal would help him, “I wanted to start training right away. I was ready and needed it.” Lavonte did considerable online research, and our Pets and Vets program wasn’t the …

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  • Paws Press — Winter 2021

    Paws Press — Winter 2021

    Enhancing the human-animal bond has always been an important piece to ARF’s mission: People Rescuing Animals … Animals Rescuing People®. The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) recently…

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  • Paws Press — Fall 2021

    Paws Press — Fall 2021

    When California reopened on June 15, our team was thrilled to welcome the public back to our Walnut Creek headquarters. There are few things better than hearing children laugh at kittens’ antics or witnessing the joy…

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