Program for Animal Guardians with HIV/AIDS
The PAWS/LA P.A.D. Program assists low-income animal guardians living with HIV/AIDS enrich their quality of life by ensuring the healing benefits of animal companionship. The positive correlation between individuals with animals and improved emotional outlook and health stability has been documented through numerous scientific studies.
All services are provided to qualified clients on a case-by-case basis as funds are available.
NOTE: there is a 30-day wait period for vet service following completion of your enrollment
Are you HIV+?
Do you reside in Los Angeles County?
Do you consider yourself to be low-income?
Is your companion animal at least 6 months old?
Have you/will you spay/neuter your animal?
If you answered YES to all of the questions,
you may be eligible for services.
For more information, contact:
PAWS/LA Client Services
213.741.1950 x 120
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