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


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 (See more.)

Operation Freedom Paws – Service Dog Test Day


Aug 09

Sep 25
10th Non-profit Anniversary OFP Wine Gala & Silent Auction
Enjoy live music with the OFP ALLSTARS while helping to save two lives, one team at a time!...
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Oct 16
The El Camino Club OFP Chili Cook-off
Come out for chili & live music with Steel Horse & help back a service dog team!...
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Oct 24
California Bowling Writers OFP Bowling Tournament & Silent Auction
Have a ball bowling & help support veterans, first responders, children & others with disabilities!...
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Dave and Laddie

What do service dogs do?

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

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