“Changing Lives With Canine Companionship”

Over 3 million healthy, adoptable companion animals die in shelters annually. One of the main challenges animal welfare groups and shelters have, is finding ways to re-home shelter animals. Increasing public awareness that wonderful companion animals can be found in shelters is just the start.

The mission of Canines With a Cause is to create a sustainable and replicable program that engages combat veterans and prison inmates to train dogs from high-kill shelters as cost-effective service, therapy and companion dogs. All of the dogs are evaluated at the shelter for behavior, health and overall temperament, they are also fully vetted which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip. CWAC offers free placement and continual training for those who qualify

The CWAC program carefully interviews potential dog candidates for placement. Our human clients vary: We've placed our dogs with Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, families with autistic children and facilities for abused women and children. We also have a “Diamonds in the Ruff” adoption program for those dogs who prefer to just be a wonderful, non-working family addition.

To find out more about our organization, please read the articles featured in the Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News and Military.com http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55523973-78/says-dog-dogs-canines.html.csp,

http://www.military.com/off-duty/pet-corner/rescued-dog-helps-army-veteran-cope-with-ptsd.html,

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576331/Hundreds-of-nonprofits-prepare-for-mega-fundraiser-Give-UT-Love-UT-Friday.html

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