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2017 CEA Winner In Non-Profit: paws4people

Terry Henry awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Kyria Henry, paws4people Founder and Executive Director, named Point of Light!

Governor of WV award


Carolina Hurricanes Host Puppies

Carolina Hurricanes Puppy Locker Room Party

Star News: 40 Under 40

Firms giving back: Dixon Hughes Goodman sponsors assistance dog

WWAY: October 2018: New Service Dogs Celebrated at paws4people Graduation Ceremony

Tiebreaker: August 2018: UNC Baseball’s Service Dog is Perfecting the PUP-List

Rotary 7730: August 2018: Wilmington Rotary Club Supports paws4people

WECT: July 2018:
paws4people Honors Fallen Firefighter in Vesting Ceremony

UNCW CHHS: March 2018: Dogs and Yoga

The Seahawk: April 2018: Service Dog Training Program Combines Passion and Responsibility

UNC Campus Life: June 2018: A Dog with a Job

WNCT: May 2018: Saved: A Look at the Impact of Assistance Dogs on Veterans

Connection Newspapers: May 2018: Local Teens Provide Lesson Philanthropy

Star News: May 2018: PHOTOS: Derby4Dogs 2018

Star News: April 2018: PHOTOS: 10th Annual paws4people 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk 2018

WECT: April 2018: Untrained Animals Making It More Difficult for Actual Service Dogs

Washington Post: April 2018: A Very Good Therapy Dog Helped the Cavs JR Smith Break Out of His Slump

Slam Online: April 2018: JR Smith Credits Therapy Dog for Breakout Game

ESPN: April 2018: Swish Explains How a Carolina Canine Got Him in Better Spirits: ‘It was right on time’

ESPN: April 2018: NBA’s JR Smith Goes 8-for-9 After Pick-me-up with Therapy Dog

The Seahawk: March 2018: Survival of the Friendliest: The Evolution from Wolf to Dog

NCDPS: February 2018: New Hanover Juvenile Center Celebrates Three New Furry Arrivals

Star News: January 2018: Comfort Dog Brings Peace to New Hanover Courthouse

WECT: October 2017:Beau Rivage hosts paws4People charity golf tournament

WECT: October 2017: Schools specializing in autism put on haunted house.

WECT: October 2017: More than 50 Dogs Graduate from Assistance Training Give Unconditional Love

Pet Business: WWAY 2017: Furry Graduates Wag Their Tails Across the Stage

Pet Business: October 2017: VIP Petcare Partners with paws4people

Star News: October 2017: paws4people at New Hanover County Public Library


WECT: September 2017: NHC courthouse gets facility therapy dog

TransCanada: August 2017:How a four-legged friendship changed this veteran’s life

WWAYTV: August 2017: Facility Dog Will Comfort People In Courtrooms in New Hanover and Pender Counties

WECT: August 2017: CFCC veterans kick off fall semester with paws4people

WECT: August 2017: New canine deputy provides comfort to trauma victims

NCDPS: July 2017: A Kid’s Best Friend

Lake Norman Currents:DAPHNE Delivers

UNCW: June 2017: PALMER

Idaho Statesman: June 2017: How this 2-year-old therapy dog became the biggest hit in college baseball

News & Observer: June 2017:
Service dog helps student athletes through rehabilitation at UNC

Star News: May 2017:
Assistance dog helps comfort crime victims

Sporting News: May 2017:
North Carolina’s second-ranked baseball team boosted by service dog

Bonner County Daily Bee: May 2017:

North Brunswick Magazine: May 2017:
The District Attorney’s Unique Service Dog Program Unveiled

RBC News: May 2017:
RBC campaign to sponsor assistance dogs helps wounded veterans

TWC News: May 2017: Service Dog Eases Stress in the Courtroom

YourGV: May 2017: South Boston man to hold fundraiser Saturday to change another’s life

Parker Chronicle: May 2017: Fining it forward for a furry friend

Care Charlotte: May 2017: On Service Dog Eye Exam Month, A Story About Ava And DAPHNE

March 2017: UNC Chapel Hill: A Dog in the Dugout

March 2017: Duke: Spring Breakthrough

February 2017: Dosher Memorial Hospital: Meet therapy dog RECON

February 2017: WWAY News: Service Dogs to be Paired with Sexual Assault Victims

February 2017: ABC Columbia: 4 legged healers help our heroes

December 2016: WHQR: CoastLine: The Healing Power of Dogs — (Harnessed & Leashed) by paws4people

December 2016: WWAY: ‘LIFE SAVING’ DOGS GRADUATE paws4people PROGRAM


December 2016: Wired: Nutritious Pet Food Keeps Assistance Dogs Happy, Healthy

October 2016: WECT: Long-distance friends, service dog meet in-person for first time

October 2016: Port City Daily: Meet Wilmington’s four-legged friends, trained to make lives better for people in need

September 2016: Great Falls Connection: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

June 2016: Lumina News: Wilmington boy wants to pay it forward through fundraiser

May 2016: ABC 2 News: Service Dogs help veterans through troubles

April 2016: WECT paws4people changes lives with Service Dogs

March 2016: Service animals help veterans and others fight the war within

February 2016: Never walk alone

January 2016: Star News: Program will bring Assistance Dog to school

We Are UNCW: Telling our story, one Seahawk at a time with Kyria Henry

Puppy to Partner: Non-profit paws4people trains dogs to aid humans

November 2015: Chosen by Colony Life

November 2015: The News & Observer: Students help socialize service puppies

November 2015: WNCN: Chapel Hill students help train puppies to become Assistance Dogs

November 2015: ESPN Women: Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, Veterans

October 2015: Lumina News: Service Dog Training Organization Earns Grants, Awards

January 2015: CollegeXpress: Students Get Their Paws on New Career Paths through Assistance Dog Training Program

Colleges Dog Training Programs Offers Far More than Class Credit

January 2015:Dogs By Breed/USA Today: College Dog Training Program Gives Students Far More than Class Credit

December 2014: Army.MIL – Psychiatric service dogs helping veterans with PTSD

October 2014: Wilma: Women to Watch Award in Nonprofit

October 2011: Men’s Health: The Dogs of War

January 2011: New York Daily – Putting Paws to Work

March 2012: UNCW Admissions: One of a Kind Assistance Dog Training Article – Interview With Kyria about IKEA Prize

December 2010: USO Magazine – Service Members with PTSD Find Brighter Future with Service Dogs

November 2010: Daily Athens Online – Student receives service dog through local organization

June 2010: Washington Magazine – paws4people Dog Helps Surgically Separated Twin

February 2010: Jacksonville News – Program pairs veterans, dogs to help PTSD symptoms

October 2009: The Dominion Post – Afghan Dogs Help Veterans with PTSD

August 2009: Canadian Embassy – Young Canadian Raises Thousands To Provide Service Dogs For American Girl

July 2009: The Dominion Post – Prison Program Trains Dogs for Ex-Soldiers

August 2008: Wrightsville Beach Magazine – Simple Joys (Amanda and Ellie)


1/5/2011 Washington Examiner 3 Minute Interview With Kyria Henry

Glamour Mag Announces Kyria Henry as Woman of the Year Choice Award 2010

Tennessee Matters Radio November 11th 2018 Part 1

Tennessee Matters Radio November 11th 2018 Part 2

2018 Army Navy Game Interview


Terry Henry on ION TV “Everyday Heroes”

RBC Wealth Management with paws4people

Maryland Spotlight- RBC Wealth Management and paws4people foundation

Trinity Wellness Center: Dawn & RUPP

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists Superbowl 2016 TV Ad ft. Home Run REMINGTON

For the Love of Dogs – Episode 12

paws4people on UNC TV

paws4people Changing Lives at UNCW

paws4people UNCW Training Program

A Dog in the Dugout ft. Home Run REMINGTON

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