Veterans service dogs bill headed to Michigan’s Governor’s desk

With unanimous approval from the Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate, legislation authored by Sen. David Knezek, D-Dearborn Heights, to protect Michigan veterans who use service dogs is on its way to Governor Snyder’s desk to be signed into law. Knezek’s legislation is part of a bipartisan, bicameral package of legislation introduced in April […]

Service Dogs Trained in Prison Help Vets Adjust to Civilian Life

Published on YouTube, Oct 12, 2015 by Washington State Department of Corrections Brian Henry had trouble readjusting to civilian life after suffering a traumatic brain injury during tour of duty in Afghanistan. Henry, an Army veteran who was injured by IED and rocket explosions and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, says he has balance […]

VETERAN THROWN OUT OF SUBWAY RESTAURANT BECAUSE OF SERVICE DOG

PATERSON, N.J. (WABC) — A disabled veteran was thrown out of a fast food restaurant because of his service dog. The incident itself is troubling enough, but you won’t believe what happened after the Eyewitness News investigators arrived at the restaurant to demand answers. It’s one of the most bizarre exchanges Eyewitness News has ever […]

How Dogs Can Help Veterans Overcome PTSD

How Dogs Can Help Veterans Overcome PTSD

New research finds that “man’s best friend” could be lifesavers for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Going to the movies was the worst: the crowds, the dark, the whispering.  “I would constantly be scanning for who was going to come stab me from behind,” says Robert Soliz, a 31-year-old former Army Specialist […]

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