We will Love your Dog and Care for your Dog Like They're One of Our Own


Over the past 10 years Melissa has rescued, cared for and adopted out more than 3,000 dogs. With nothing more than a dream and a passion for helping the helpless, she took a leap of faith, quit her teaching job and fully dedicated her life to rescuing and rehabilitating dogs in need. Over the years Melissa has boarded, worked with and rehabilitated dogs with everything from simple temperament issues all the way up to dogs more with far more complicated physical and emotional special needs.

With the exception of her first three years in college when animals were not permitted in the...


Casey’s passion for dogs and love of animals has existed from an early age. On her 13th birthday, her mom wrote her a poem that explained her family would be adopting their first dog and that now she had the important but exciting responsibility to care for, love, and train the newest member of their family. Since then, animals have been in her life as fierce and loyal companions.

Casey first met Melissa and became a member of the Peace and Paws family when she was looking to adopt her own rescue dog as an adult. Having already rescued two cats while living in Florida during...