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Promote positive human-animal interaction to improve the emotional and psychological lives of adolescents, while providing support to a local animal rescue organization.


  • Create a program that pairs hard-to-adopt dogs and at-risk adolescents providing support and learning to both.

  • Provide training and education to adolescents and the community about dog-related topics, such as: positive training techniques, dog body language, breed-specific legislation, dog fighting, puppy mills, animal assisted therapy, humane treatment of animals, responsible pet ownership, careers working with animals, etc.

  • Assist in finding permanent homes for hard-to-adopt dogs.

  • Provide a format for adolescents to contribute to a good cause.

Partners in Change: Psychological & Community Services, PLC

720 W. Wackerly, Suite 11

Midland, MI 48650