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People helping dogs. Dogs helping people.

 

 WE DID IT!

THE GUILFORD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY VOTED “YES” TO AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING UNATTENDED TETHERING IN GUILFORD COUNTY (ordinance became effective November 21, 2013).

We need to take a moment to reflect on what we accomplished as a community, what each of us became a part of, and the impact this will have many, many years into the future.”This was the congratulatory message to Guilford County from Amanda Arrington, mentor, representative for HSUS and the nationwide outreach program “Pets for Life”.

Our community needs to come together once more and help Guilford County residents transition from chaining/tethering to another means of confinement for their dogs. We hope you will become actively involved in helping make the change and help make Guilford County a safer, more humane place for people and dogs.

Have a happy and safe holiday and next year, our sweet, helpless animals will be free of their chains.

Sincerely,

Frankie Heath, People & Paws 4 Hope, Inc.

Our programs interrupt the cycle of a growing number of youth that are lost, falling behind and slipping away into a future of isolation, drugs, gang membership and incarceration. Their future, like that of over half of the dogs in our community, is one of abandonment and desperation – and for the dogs – premature death by euthanasia.

Our experience has shown us that at-risk youth, working with non-judgmental canine partners and caring adults, can open their hearts and minds and accept help to change the trajectory of their lives.

PP4H kids begin their personal journey experiencing trust, acceptance, compassion and love, all with the help of a dog…. Giving each a chance at life.

Welcome to People & Paws 4 Hope. Help us help our youth and our dogs. Together we’re better.

Warmest Regards,

Frankie Heath President People & Paws 4 Hope, Inc.