Pawsitive Action Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that improves the lives of persons with various disabilities by providing highly trained Assistance Dogs. Through their association with volunteers, veterans, public and private education system and community they are able to place all dogs at no cost to the recipient and provide lifetime follow up and support. They also educate the public about the care, training, and value of all dogs as companions and Assistance Dogs while providing direct educational and clinical support for area high schools' Veterinary Assistance and Science programs.
Pawsitive Action breeds (on a limited basis) quality Goldens, Labradors and Australian Shepherds, places pups in raiser homes, provides training and veterinary care and places them with persons with mobility disabilities. The students at Harmony High School(HHS) help care for and train these amazing dogs. They also evaluate and use appropriate rescued dogs for their Assistance Dog program.
Pawsitive Action also rescues abandoned dog in need of new loving homes and provide needed medical care and training for the pet before they are placed in new homes. Their new families ar required to attend educational classes to ensure their new pet is well mannered, increasing the success of the adoption. Students, volunteers and veterans are actively involved in the training and socialization of dogs.
Pawsitive Action Foundation, Inc. values their association with Florida's public and private education system and the community to accomplish their mission. By providing clinical support for students who are enrolled in Florida's Career and Technical program, they prepare students for their Veterinary Assistant Certification. They support Harmony's efforts to prepare students for FVMA Certification, encourage job placement after graduation and provides a good foundation to those interested in veterinary or other science/medical related careers.
Pawsitive Action owns and operates a licensed veterinary clinic located inside Harmony High School. Harmony High School has the only fully functional clinic inside a high school in the state of Florida. The clinic offers low cost veterinary services to anyone in the community.