Veterans With Service Dogs Know Someone Always Has Their Back


A trainer at K9s For Warriors explains how service dogs help vets handle the effects of PTSD.

When Greg Wells came home from Afghanistan in 2012, he didn’t want to leave his house.

Diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, the pills he was on didn’t seem to help. Increasingly, he felt alone and isolated until his wife suggested he try something new. 
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Image of the Day: 4 May 2016


U. S. First Division soldiers are waist deep as they ford a stream near Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, in search of Viet Cong, Aug. 7, 1965. The division has been seeking the communist guerrillas around their positions since the American arrival in Vietnam in July. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

U. S. First Division soldiers are waist deep as they ford a stream near Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, in search of Viet Cong, Aug. 7, 1965. The division has been seeking the communist guerrillas around their positions since the American arrival in Vietnam in July. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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