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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


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: June 2017: 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

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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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