“My service dog has changed my life and brought me back to me.”

Ethan, Veteran Graduate

Saving Both Ends of the Leash®

Pets and Vets was launched in 2011 as a service providing emotional support animals to U.S. military heroes. Our program now includes a variety of services for Veterans, including free adoptions, veterinary care, and a training program that transforms rescue dogs into psychiatric service animals for Veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, anxiety, and more.

ARF Publications

Paws Press Magazine

Our printed magazine dives deep into what’s going on at ARF. New issues hit mailboxes in the spring, fall, and winter.

Paws Press eNewsletter

Our monthly electronic newsletter includes inspiring animal stories, information about upcoming events, opportunities to help, and more! 

Annual Impact Report

Details of our lifesaving work (including financial data, rescue numbers, etc.) can be found in this yearly publication.