Dogs for People

Total raised:

USD $1,918

Monthly pledges:

USD $0

Dogs for People is an Israeli non-profit organization offering dog handling therapy and dog training courses for at-risk and special needs children, youth and adults throughout Israel.

Dogs for People provides dog handling therapy to a diverse spectrum of populations who greatly benefit from the unique therapy which promotes their communication skills, patience, motivation, and self-esteem. In addition, Dogs for People runs courses for at-risk populations with both therapeutic benefits, and actual vocational training. At-risk youth finish the courses not only having benefited from the therapeutic aspect of working with the dogs, but also with an education regarding dog handling and training. This new found knowledge and passion gives the youth a potential profession, and motivation to succeed. 

The organization currently operates programs for over 1,250 individuals in over 65 locations.