After 31 years of dealing with PTSD all alone, veteran John Tipton decided it was time to get help. That help came in the form of a lab-terrier mix named Daisy.
The rigors of combat leave a lasting impact on many veterans who have proudly served. As painful as it is to admit, as a society, we've mostly left these troops to fend for themselves and find their own path in coping and healing.
For veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, service dogs might be able to offer both behavioral and physiological benefits to help counter some of those symptoms, according to research that is being led by the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine.
The University of Cincinnati student chapter of 4 Paws for Ability has secured permission from university officials to build a dog park on campus. Now, the organization just needs funding.
On Thursday, Oct. 11, People for Animal Welfare (PAW) held its event “Puppies and Pizza” in the Diversity Center.
Today readers might not know that service dogs can be any breed or a trained mutt from the local shelter or a seasoned Service Dog like a previously trained Labrador, for example. Today, we are more aware of Service Dogs because of the visibly disabled; however, not every disability is visible.
Without her service dog, Nala, Nicole Sorchinski says she isn’t sure whether she’d still be around today.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Eduardo Dieguez believes in second chances, for himself and for his four-legged friends.
“If it wasn’t for one of these guys,” Dieguez says referring to his dog, “I wouldn’t be around.”