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Paws In Service is a grass roots project of Abbi’s Barkery, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization in Franklin, KY. Our mission is to save the lives of shelter dogs through adoption, pair them with disabled Veterans or children suffering from seizure disorders and train them to be service dogs for their owners at no cost to the individuals.

Vietnam War veteran Don Hicks and his service dog in training Luna

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Shelter Dogs at Simpson County Animal Shelter ready for Adoption

Adoption saves Lives. So many beautiful, trusting dogs deserving of forever homes with humans that will love and care for them forever are waiting to go home from the Simpson County animal shelter. They will love their humans right back – forever!

Please consider adoption or if you can’t adopt, you can sponsor a dog for adoption, volunteer time walking dogs at your local shelter and/or can make a monetary donation. Municipal shelters are operating with minimal funding, not enough community support and are generally understaffed. They can use all of our help for the animals that find themselves in their care.

The Simpson County Animal Shelter saved my life

Miley’s Story

My name is Miley Marie. I was one of approximately 6.5 million companion animals who enter U.S. animal shelters each year. Of those, approximately 3.2 million shelter animals are adopted; approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized each year. The others are either relocated to rescue groups or are reunited with their owners because theyContinue reading “Miley’s Story”

Abbi’s Story

Service Dogs

PAWS IN SERVICE

Our mission is to save the lives of shelter dogs through adoption, pair them with disabled Veterans or children with seizure disorders and train them to be service dogs for their owners at no cost to the individual.

We’d love to hear from you and would be honored if you’d consider contributing to our mission.

P. O. Box 916
Franklin, KY 42135