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A PAWSitive Support Project for Veterans with PTSD moment

November 11th, the day we remember and honour our heroes. Across our nation many veterans, soldiers and first responders suffer from flashbacks, depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Medical Service Dogs provide improved physical and emotional well-being and help develop independence. We are fortunate to work with veterans on our research team. We… Read More »

Puppy Carrie – Leashes of Valor

Meet Puppy Carrie… she has recently broken molar that is impacted by the mature tooth & is starting to cause permanent damage & pain. ER SURGERY is needed to extract the baby molar to treat the infection that has begun in her gums where an abscess has formed. . We are working hard to help… Read More »

Soldier’s Service Dog Blissfully Reunites With The Inmate Who Trained Him

See more video: Soldier’s Service Dog Blissfully Reunites With The Inmate Who Trained Him Being in the military takes a lot of strength, bravery and true grit. Some soldiers are away from their loved ones for months and sometimes even years at a time; When they finally return home, some suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder… Read More »

Daily Sara: Episode 2 – PBS Video Shoot & Operation Sidekick

Today was the day. PBS sent out a film crew to interview one of our veterans (Greg), his service dog, Lilah, Scottie (one of our “sidekicks” in training) and myself. Operation Sidekick is a Charlotte-born initiative under the American Pit Bull Foundation that pairs rescued and trained service dogs with veterans struggling with Post Traumatic… Read More »

Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD

Today I am talking with David Pineda from Va Claims Insider. We are both combat veterans with PTSD and we both have service dogs to help us with our combat-related permanent physical disabilities. Service dogs for veterans are specifically trained for veterans with diagnosed combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Dave Pineda has Service Dogs for Veterans… Read More »

What is SERVICE DOG? What does SERVICE DOG mean? SERVICE DOG meaning, definition & explanation

✪✪✪✪✪ http://www.theaudiopedia.com ✪✪✪✪✪ What is SERVICE DOG? What does SERVICE DOG mean? SERVICE DOG meaning – SERVICE DOG definition – SERVICE DOG explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental illnesses… Read More »

Police officer shares powerful story of battle with mental illness, PTSD and service dog Kal

Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. In early June, he spoke at the Ontario SPCA’s 2018 Educational Conference about how his service dog, Kal, has changed his life. In this podcast, hear his emotional story of pain, recovery, and choosing to speak out. SUBSCRIBE to our channel for more great content like… Read More »

This police officer's life was changed forever by his PTSD service dog Kal

Shawn Fougere, is a police officer living with PTSD. We had a chance to sit down with Shawn and Kal to learn more about the special bond they share. We were honoured to have had the opportunity to share this video during our time at the Oxford School for Animal Ethics this past July. Each… Read More »