Rescuing Dogs to

Rescue Heroes

Paws for Veterans

Mailing Address:

Paws for Veterans

1900 S. Harbor City Blvd.

Suite 106

Melbourne, FL 32901

‚Äč*This is not a staffed office*

Mel Ayala

Board Member

Nathan Nail

Board Member

Crystal Ayala

Director of Training / Lead Trainer

Paws for veterans ptsd service dogs

Find your inner power by helping others



All donations are 100% tax-deductible. Provide our Veterans with psychiatric service dogs, service dogs training, service dogs supplies, veterinary care, and at the same time save the life of 2 shelter dogs. By rescuing a dog for a Veteran, it makes room for another dog in the shelter.

Suicide rate amongst Veterans is estimated to be 22 SUICIDES PER DAY! PTSD and TBI are mentally and physically debilitating conditions. We provide task trained service dogs at no cost. What can these dogs do?

Providing our Nation's Combat Injured Heroes with task trained PTSD service dogs, supplies, therapeutic group sessions, and alternative treatments for PTSD, TBI, and affiliated conditions.

Our plans to build an all natural healing and service dog training facility for our nations Heroes needs your help! Helping to heal our nation's heroes with life changing natural methods.

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Making a difference in the lives of Veterans, their families, and dogs facing euthanasia

With a combined 23 years experience, Paws for Veterans has been devoting its energy to providing our Nations Heroes with the medical help they need while simultaneously saving the lives of dogs that would otherwise be facing euthanasia. Find out how you can participate in saving 2 lives with 1 act of kindness.


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