PawPrint Partner Teams

Payton's PawPrints
Payton's PawPrints

Payton joined PawPrint Ministries in September, 2014. He is the first dog to join our team. Payton completed his training and certification in California and now lives in Central Illinois. He loves chasing tennis balls, long naps on his comfy bed at the office, and meeting lots of new friends out in the community.

Eli's PawPrints
Eli's PawPrints

Eli, Payton's brother, joined the PawPrint Ministry team in November, 2014.  His primary focus is to work with veterans and Wounded Warriors. He gives excellent hugs. Eli has traveled to many states to spread joy to many people.

JJ's PawPrints
JJ's PawPrints

JJ joined the PawPrint Ministry team in May, 2015.  She absolutely loves her "job" as a comfort dog.  Her cute personality is the perfect addition to our PawPrint Minsitries team.  Be on the lookout for JJ...she will be ready for a warm hug and a pat on the head.

Captain's PawPrints
Captain's PawPrints

Captain joined the PawPrint Ministries team in 2015.  He is bringing lots of smiles and leaving his paw prints at locations close to his home in Benson, Minnesota.  His jolly spirit and love for people make him a wonderful addition to our ministry. We are thankful to have Captain and his family on board with PawPrint Ministries.

Frazier's PawPrints
Frazier's PawPrints

Brinkoetter Realtors and PawPrint Ministries have teamed up to bring comfort dog Frazier to central Illinois. He joined our team in December, 2015.    When you meet him, be sure to take a peek at his HUGE paws.

Sophie's PawPrints
Sophie's PawPrints

Sophie joined our team in December, 2015.  She was rescued from Homeward Bound in Decatur, IL.  She will be in the community working with victims of sexual assult through Growing Strong.

Finn's PawPrints
Finn's PawPrints

Finn began the training process in January 2016 to become a certified comfort dog with PawPrint Ministries. Click the link below to follow his training journey. Thank you to Sarah Jane Photography for capturing this image.

Ollie's PawPrints
Ollie's PawPrints

Ollie is a 3 year old yellow lab. He became certified in December 2016. Ollie LOVES spending time on college campuses. He is adventurous and affectionately referred to as "dough boy". You'll have to ask us why :)

Cooper's PawPrints
Cooper's PawPrints

From Rescue dog to Comfort dog. Sweet Cooper made his way to our doorstep at 2 years of age with no formal training or understanding of the outside world. He has been rehabilitated and is developing quite a repritoire of tricks. He LOVES snuggles and meeting new friends...and showing off his awesome skills with trainer Dave.

Sky's PawPrints
Sky's PawPrints

Sky is a comfort dog in training based out of Bloomington, IL. She will be out on training visits in the community soon.

Sterling's PawPrints
Sterling's PawPrints

Comfort dog Sterling is in training in Champaign, IL. He will be out in the community soon on training visits.

Zoe's PawPrints
Zoe's PawPrints

This sweet girl can't wait to meet you! Thank you to Sarah Jane Photography for capturing this image.

Keating's PawPrints
Keating's PawPrints

Meet Comfort dog in Training, Keating. K9 handler Cody Floyd will be training with Keating to give back and serve veterans in Central Illinois.

Niko's PawPrints
Niko's PawPrints

From rescue dog to comfort dog. Niko is a certified comfort dog out serving in the community with his mom, Megan.

Remington's PawPrints
Remington's PawPrints

Remington completed his certification in April of 2019. He is currently serving with his mom Sharon across Central Illinois.

Bellah's PawPrints
Bellah's PawPrints

This sweet pom-a-poo is ready to hop on your lap for a snuggle and hug. Check her FB page for updates on where she is leaving her tiny paw prints.

Brutus' PawPrints
Brutus' PawPrints

Comfort Dog in training, Brutus from Decatur, IL.

Flex's PawPrints
Flex's PawPrints

From rescue dog to comfort dog, Flex and his Dad Robby are working hard in our training program. Follow Flex's PawPrints on FB to see where he leaves his paw prints across Central Illinois.

Theo's PawPrints
Theo's PawPrints

We are excited to have Theo and his mom Melissa as a part of our PawPrint Family.

Padgett's PawPrints
Padgett's PawPrints

We are excited to welcome Padgett and his mom Jessica to our training program.

Alice's PawPrints
Alice's PawPrints

We are excited to have Alice and her mom Ann as a part of our PawPrint Family.

Freda's PawPrints
Freda's PawPrints

Carrying on Enzo's legacy.

Cash the Man In Black
Cash the Man In Black

Welcome Comfort Dog in Training, Cash!

Comfort Dog Bob
Comfort Dog Bob

Bob proudly serves at Central IL Smiles with Dr. Buskirk.

Tucker's PawPrints
Tucker's PawPrints

We are excited to welcome Tucker and his Mom to our training program to learn to be a comfort dog.

Patterson's PawPrints
Patterson's PawPrints

Sneak Peak! Stay tuned for more info on our newest tiny paw prints to enter our program.

Pet PalsCIRCLE
Pet PalsCIRCLE

PetPals partner program sending notes of encouragement.

Thank you to Jane of JPKPhotographs and Sarah Jane Photography 

for capturing these images of many of our comfort dogs.  

Remembering Those Who Have Served

Charlie

  • Charlie's PawPrints

Erin

  • Erin's PawPrints