Paws and Stripes gets major grant

Rio Rancho's Paws and Stripes featured in A&E show
Courtesy: A&E

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – A Rio Rancho non-profit got a special treat today.

Paws and Stripes has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Petco.

Paws and Stripes trains service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries.

The non-profit says the money will help them expand their training and increase the number of veterans they serve each year.

Petco raised the money during its annual Helping Heroes fundraiser. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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