This 10-week program in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) prepares individuals with disabilities to work in shelters and kennels, veterinary offices and hospitals, doggie daycare centers, independent pet and grooming shops and retail pet stores. The program includes classroom and on-the-job training and is taught by a CCBC instructor.
Employment in this field is expected to grow 7% through the year 2022. The average wage in Maryland is $10.00 per hour.
PAWS students get extensive hands-on experience both in the classroom and through internships in the community.
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
410-554-9442 | 888-554-0334 | 443-798-2840 VP
The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7 percent of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2021, the total amount of grant funds awarded was $46,881,489. The remaining 21.3 percent of the costs $12,668,382 were funded by State appropriations.