Paws for Hope & Understanding Inc is a not-for-profit charity, a GDR organisation that provides Task Trained dogs to veterans, first responders who have a diagnosed mental condition including PTSD, TBI, CTE, MST.
We also assist veterans with claims to DVA etc
All dogs are trained to the required standards of the Disability Discrimation Act 1992

  • Advocacy
  • Claims
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Member
  • Disability
  • Emotional Support
  • Health and Lifestyle
  • Mental Health
  • Service Dogs
  • Service Trauma
  • Volunteers


Ph +61412747529

282 Ritchie Rd Pallara 4110

Hours of Operation

Monday 8.30am to 1pm
Tuesday 9am to 12.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am to 1pm
Thursday By Appointment
Friday 8.30am to 1pm


  • Online Services
  • In-Person Services
  • ACNC-registered Charity
  • Not-for-profit
  • Accepts DVA pension card holder
  • Accepts Gold Card Holder (Australia)
  • Accepts TPI Gold Card Holder (Australia)
  • Accepts White Card Holder (Australia)

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