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Scene About Town: These Dogs Celebrate Easter, Too!

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The lawn, the eggs, the Easter baskets, and … the leash? This Easter tradition was for the dogs! About a hundred well-behaved canines and their owners turned out last weekend for the annual PAWS for People Easter Bone Hunt at Skyline United Methodist Church in Wilmington. Owners were asked to bring their own baskets, as their beloved pets roamed the grounds in search of eggs filled with bones, treats and prizes. The day included games, light refreshments, music, face painting and photos with the colorful Easter Bunny!


Click to check out thevFocus on Delaware podcast featuring PAWS that aired on January 4th!

Cecil County’s Volunteers of the Year

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Paula Trout, PAWS Member, recognized as one of Cecil County’s Volunteers of the Year: County recognizes volunteers of the year. Cecil County Executive Tari Moore and the County Council recently recognized 17 individuals for devoting hundreds of hours of volunteer time to help others in their community during 2013. The annual recognition event has evolved over the years… Click here to read more

Delaware Pets: Four dogs named Animal Heroes


Tuesday at Dover Downs, four of the many companion animals that enrich our lives with their companionship and service will be named winners in the Second Annual Animal Hero Awards.

The honors are presented by the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association and PAWS for People Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services after a statewide contest seeks nominations. Click to read more…

Beebe Healthcare Offers Pet Therapy


Starting in November, Beebe Healthcare is offering pet therapy to patients, visitors, and employees at the Medical Center in Lewes. This program was created through a partnership between Beebe Healthcare and PAWS for People… Click here to read the rest of the article!

Offering one-on-one animal-assisted therapy and comfort


Click here to read more about this Delaware Online article.

UD alumna, Cassie Gonce, to study therapy dog interaction


Cassie Gonce, a University of Delaware alumna, has been working with therapy dogs since she was an undergraduate student… Click here to read more!

Delaware Online: Wag n’ Walk 5K


6th annual PAWS for People Wag n' Walk 5K run Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at Glasgow Park in Bear, Del.

Lily and Laura McGrath at General Wayne Elementary School


 Lily's role as a therapy dog is to bring joy and comfort to others, plain and simple… Click here to read more

PAWS for Reading at Cecil College


The PAWS for Reading pets are all ears and will be in the library on October 11 ready to hear a story… Click here to read more!

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