With a mission to improve human health & well-being, Hand in Paw is Alabama’s premier Animal-Assisted Therapy provider and a national leader in this growing field.
Hand in Paw’s professionally-trained volunteer handler and animal Therapy Teams help improve people’s day to day lives in several medical centers, schools, and human service organizations throughout North Central Alabama and Tuscaloosa. Our volunteer teams make thousands of beneficial visits through community events and participating facilities each year, helping countless children with special needs, at-risk youth, struggling students, and people with chronic and terminal illnesses.
Hand in Paw’s 11th Annual Mutt Strut: Dog-Friendly 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Homewood Central Park. Join us for a day full of dogs, energetic races, local vendors, prizes, food trucks and more, all while supporting a great cause.
we are thrilled to participate! we'll set up a booth in the vendor village & have pet friendly wares available for purchase. come see us, and bring your pets too!