PANDA (PAWS Assists the Needs of the District Attorney) deploys select PAWS Therapy Dog teams to help young victims preparing for trial in coordination with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA).
The PANDA program utilizes carefully selected and trained members of our Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) therapy dog teams to help comfort child victims of sexual assault and abuse while they meet with OCDA staff to prepare for their cases and trial.
Volunteers and their therapy dog help comfort children during the stressful process of reliving traumas while they prepare for trial. The presence of a gentle and caring dog, makes the meetings more productive and provides victims with the unrivaled support of their gentle and caring furry friend.
For more information on this impactful program, please contact us at info@OCAnimalallies.org