PAWS Houston has contracts with most hospitals in Houston, Texas that allows our volunteers
to provide patients with the comfort of having their own pet visit them at the hospital.
PAWS Houston at the 2016 Houston Dog Show
July 20-24, 2016
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The mission of PAWS Houston is to help sustain relationships between pet owners and their pets through a period of the owner's terminal and/or chronic illness. PAWS Houston arranges and facilitates personal pet visits to the hospital, hospice, nursing home and rehabilitation centers to improve physical and mental health for the pet owner. PAWS Houston participates in research to support that the human-animal bond is beneficial.