Our motto is “Saving A Paw, to Save A Life” – Giving Them a Second Tail in life.
We are a three-tiered organization:
How to Support Wounded Paw Project
FACT: Approximately 4 million dogs enter animal shelters every year.
FACT: 50% of Pit Bulls in shelters are euthanized.
Wounded Paw Project is working to put an end to animal cruelty, breed discrimination, and the mistreatment of dogs and other animals around the world.
We can’t do it without you!
We are not a rescue. Our focus is on saving dogs from high-kill shelters so they can be given a second chance at life. Additionally, we take the hard cases such as bait, tortured, and abused dogs, that most likely would be euthanized at a kill-shelter.
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Daisy “Rainbow” Hernandez
Daisy “Rainbow” Hernandez was rescued from a shelter to fill the void to my human’s children. Their father was always gone to place like Iraq, Afghanistan, and other places for months and months at times. When he returned late 2008 something was different than his previous deployments. He was in constant pain and couldn’t get out of bed, the doctors kept feeding him pills after pills. He remained on active duty, but hid his physical and invisible wounds. However, I knew that I need to help him to save him from himself.
Giving Rescue & Shelter Dogs a Second Tail as an Emotional Support Dog*
Wounded Paw Project (WPP) is dispelling the belief that shelter dogs are not practical candidates as Emotional Support Dogs. This notion is based upon the idea that by breeding, one can control temperament, wellness, and longevity. Anthropological data does not support the idea that upbringing and race/color influences level of performance or – more importantly – constructive contributor to society. Shelter Dogs exemplify the military creed [dogma] of “Service before Self”.
*Service, Emotional, Therapy, Comfort, Mobility, Sexual Trauma, Courts, etc.
WPP Success Stories
Emotional Support Dogs is one of our core competencies and the following are a few of our success stories
Obi was attacked and suffering from his own PTSD. Knowing that WPP is known for taking the hard cases. We did what most won’t or can’t and decompressed him and returned to duty. He now lives with his Navy combat veteran.
Kane came from a dog fighting ring and was used to breed. We decompressed him and showed him love. And the rest is to your left. He is a comfort dog like his girlfriend above. He loves to ride in my son’s huge 4X4. Keep your eyes wide open, and you just might see him.
Bella was a test of the Wounded Paw Project core competencies. She was to be euthanized for being dog aggressive. When we picked her up she was flaming red with a skin condition, more flakes than ski season, and STINKY! We patience and love, she has become a snuggle bug and is finalizing her training…
Rosie was a bait dog that came to us with heartworms. She was a puppy who had puppies. She is a certified emotional support dog and has walked the halls of congress to save #PAWs.
Pebbles, is a one-of-a-kind pure loving dog. She is a rescue with a passion for children. She is currently in training to become a emotional support dog and has a huge personality for humans #PAW!
Daisy now retired is the founder of Wounded Paw Project. However, still makes guest appearance and available for PAWgraphs. I really don’t have an interesting story as my young humans adopted me from a pet store during a pet adoption fair. I wasn’t looking for a family, as I was happy with my foster. She…