Pawsitivity rescues dogs and trains them as service dogs for people with disabilities.


Pawsitivity Service Dogs is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

We are on a mission to rescue dogs and train them as service dogs.



The Problems


970,000 US Military Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans suffer from PTSD and other post-combat disabilities.


A person with autism or epilepsy is 400% more likely to die in any given year.

1,200,000 dogs killed in the US annually

1,2000,000 unwanted dogs are killed in the U.S. each year.


The Solution

Pawsitivity works on all these problems simultaneously by rescuing dogs and training them to be loving, loyal Service Dogs for people with disabilities. 

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Pawsitivity Service Dogs transform lives.

Bailey keeps his boy with autism safe from bolting in front of car traffic. Doby saves his handler's life by waking her to warn of drastic drops in her blood sugar. Harley guides his man with a TBI and PTSD home after flashbacks leave him close to catatonic. In addition to these tasks, these hero dogs calm meltdowns, provide a social bridge, bring people out of their shells, and most of all, these dogs foster independence


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Help both people and dogs fulfill their potential.

Your contribution makes a difference. Help us in our award-winning mission: Rescuing dogs to rescue people.


Accountability is important to you and to us.


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We've taken the 100% pledge.
An angel donor funds our operating costs so 100% of every dollar you donate will be used solely for the dogs. 

  Proving it
We prove the training with every dog and you can follow their progress on Facebook.

Community Partners
We work with strong local partners. See what the media is saying.


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