Tag Archives: Service Dogs

Warrior Testimony: David & Doc on PTSD Awareness Day 2019

What’s the best way to tell you our service dogs help heal PTSD? The voice of our graduates. David & Doc made this video to show the power of a service dog in helping veterans return to LIFE. #PTSDAwarenessDay Source: Youtube

A PAWSitive Support Project for Veterans with PTSD and Who Problematically Use Substances

Learning how psychiatric service dogs can help veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from problematic alcohol and drug use is the focus of a new Health Canada, Substance Use and Addiction Program, funded project led by the University of Saskatchewan. The project started in September, 2019 and will extend for 3.5 years. The… Read More »

How a Veteran's Life Changed After Getting a PTSD Service Dog – Vet Comp & Pen

PTSD dog recipient and Navy Veteran Bobbie Jo tells her journey of getting a service dog. She talks about her battle with PTSD and how being awarded a service dog from Top Tier K9 and Vet Comp & Pen has changed her life. Visit Vet Comp & Pen here: https://www.vetcompandpen.com/#/ ► Share this video: https://youtu.be/FoYQz1kp0eY… Read More »

Husky Adventure!

Hachi is a 3 years old and is my service dog. Nika is my first service dog who is older at age 7 1/2 years old. *Wanna help out the team?* Check out our wish list! https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1T1EYNE1A4B18?ref_=wl_share _________________________________________ A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have physcial… Read More »

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 »

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 »

PTSD Dogs – Rescuing Dogs who Rescue Humans

We are dedicated to rescuing, re-training and re-homing suitable displaced and unwanted dogs from pounds, shelters and rescue groups. These dogs are trained to unleash their full potential as a life enhancing Service Dog, with our Australian Defence Force and First Responders diagnosed and living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Source: Youtube

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 »