Empowers veterans to restore their own independence

Trains clients to train a service dog for their specific needs

Builds human-canine service teams

Provides the support needed for clients to succeed

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Awards

Mary Cortani Top 10 CNN Hero & Central Coast Jefferson Award Recipient
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CNN video showing what it’s really like to be inside the mind of a veteran upon return to civilian life.

 


 

DOG WALK HOME Reuniting Veterans and Their Families
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Operation Freedom Paws – Service Dog Test Day
 

Events

Jan 02

Jan 02
OFP End-of-Year Giving Platform
The OFP End-of-Year Giving platform is still available....
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Dec 23
Podcast: OPERATION FREEDOM PAWS GONE GOOD
Mary Cortani shares her journey pairing U.S. veterans and children with service dogs....
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Dave and Laddie

What do service dogs do?

  • Help clients stay calm and focused
  • Block (create protective space around client)
  • Alert client to events or danger
  • Retrieve objects
  • And much more