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PawsAbilities featured in The Independent

PawsAbilities products, crafted by young adults with developmental disabilities, were featured in a December 2018 article in The Independent magazine. Along with our popular peanut butter dog treats, also highlighted were three of our hard working trainees, Cade Hudler, Kyle Winegar and Sam Rogers.   See the article here.

Her Life Magazine Features PawsAbilities

  PawsAbilities Program and products were featured in a Her Life Magazine article in the December 2018 issue. Our Kansas City job training and placement program for individuals with developmental disabilities is helping make sure young people learn the skills needed to obtain community-based employment. Making and selling dog treats, bandanas and toys helps support […]

What Makes a Great Therapy Dog + Top Dogs For Fighting Anxiety

It’s no surprise that dogs are immensely popular as emotional support animals – dogs are loving creatures and provide a sense of security for their human companions. Even the famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud used his dog, Jofi, in his therapy sessions. But why? What is it that makes dogs so great at soothing anxiety? One […]