Healing our communities by helping the people and animals in them


Equine Assisted programs

Canine Assisted  Programs

Our Services

Service

Animals

  • Rescue unwanted Horses and Dogs and retrain them for service
  • Train Service animals for PTSD, autism, mobility, and other needs
  • Animal Assisted programs for addiction, trauma recovery, kids at risk, inmates, PTSD, and more
  • Rescue and adoption of dogs in high kill shelters and slaughter bound horses
  • Therapy animal visits to hospitals, veteran and senior centers
  • Educational visits to schools and libraries, Read to a miniature horse or dog
  • Train your own service or therapy dog/horse, canine good citizen
  • Inmate and veteran trained service dogs
  • Service animal evaluations (horses and dogs)
  • PT and OT programs for hospitals
  • If you would like to see any of these programs at your hospital, facility or school Please contact us! We are looking for new community partners!

Latest News

Our Mission!

Out and About

 

We will be out in the community a lot the next few months. If you see us please stop and say hello. We would love to introduce you to our animals! Make sure to check on our website and facebook for new events, reading times with the minis and fund raisers!


 


Horse and Dog Rescue

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.We have found a farm!

   We have found a home that we are in the process of buying! If all goes well we will be moving in at the end of January. This little farm will allow us to run our programs on a regular basis and keep all of our therapy animals in one location! Stay tuned for more info. We will be having a volunteer build day to put up fencing and run in sheds for the horses and of course an open house! If you would like to help please contact us!


Support Heroes while shopping!

  If you enjoy shopping on amazon you can use the link below to make a difference for the animals we rescue and programs we run. 100% of the proceeds go to animals in training and our programs. And it won't cost you anything! Simply copy and paste this link into your browser window. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-4971865


Cleaning out the closet?

  Donate your gently used clothes, DVDs, CDs, furniture, books, kitchen items, etc to Heroes, Horses and Hounds! We will be running a FUNDraiser with Savers in January! Follow our facebook page for drop off spots and start saving your old stuff to be turned into money for the new Farm and rescue animals!


The Puppy Love Gala is back!

For the second year we will be hosting the Puppy Love Gala at the Crestview Country Club in Agawam on Saturday Feb. 17th! The night will include dancing, dinner, dessert, cocktail hour, speakers, silent auction, raffles and more! Tickets are only $50 per person and make a great Valentines Day gift!! I will be making a page for the event over the next week.

Heroes, Horses and Hounds is a 501c3, non-profit. We are dedicated to improving our communities by helping the people and animals in them. Our mission is to rescue unwanted horses and dogs and retrain them for service. Service animals are then placed with a person in need or used in an animal assisted therapy program.

 By offering a wide variety of programs and classes we are able to reach a large number of people in need.  Our classes and programs are designed to help Veterans, Kids at risk, People recovering from strokes and using prosthetics, inmates, and people with PTSD and Autism. We also offer educational programs for schools and libraries and visits to veteran and senior centers.