Posts with tag Veterans Day

6 Organizations that provide Therapy Dogs for Vets

1. Hero Dogs, Inc. Hero Dogs, Inc. is a non-profit organization that trains and provides the services of therapy dogs for wounded veterans. Some war veterans, who have served in US Armed Forces, are wounded, injured, or even partially disabled. All dogs trained by this organization are prepared to assist those war heroes, so the… read more

Lindsey and Jim Stanek with Sarge. Photo by Kim Jackson.

Dogs Help Make Veterans’ Lives Whole Again

On September 5, 2012, the Federal Register confirmed that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would amend its regulations regarding funding for service dogs for veteran military personnel. The new rule, which went into effect October 5, eliminated funding to provide service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The… read more