Mission: Our mission is to give military member’s peace of mind concerning their pets when it’s time to deploy by providing them with the ability to find people willing to help them. Dogs on Deployment is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit providing a central database for military members to find families and individuals who are willing to board their pets while they are deployed. No pet should ever be surrendered due to a military commitment. DoD exists to help military members keep their pets by alleviating the need for pet relinquishment from military members due to the hardships of deployments. Results: Dogs on Deployment has assisted over 320 military pet owners through boarding and financial assistance as of July 2013. DoD has awarded nearly $8000 to needing military and veteran families for help with their pet's care during time of emergency or duress. Target demographics: military members with help with their pet care. Direct beneficiaries per year: over 320 military-owned pets!