If you have a service animal, you are not required to provide documentation, certification, or any papers regarding your disability or your service dog.
Invisible injuries like PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Military Sexual Trauma (MST) can have a devastating impact on a vet’s family relationships, work, sleep, mental state, and ability to function.
Is it a service dog? Service Dogs are Highly Trained Working Dogs Performing an Important Service for a disability. Not All Disabilities Are Visible.
The thing about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is it’s invisibility. Its effects torment the veteran, as well as the family and friends closest to them.
K9 Partners for Patriots matches a prescreened service dog to a vet with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and/or Military Sexual Trauma. There is never a charge to the vet for anything.
Is A Service Dog Right for You? A service dog is a serious responsibility and should not be taken lightly.
What’s the Difference between Service Dog, Emotional Support Dog, and Therapy Dog? Some dogs serve very specific purposes.
Vreli Covington, Official Canine Massage Therapist and Certified Dog Trainer with the Brooksville nonprofit organization K9 Partners for Patriots.
Damian Watson, licensed clinical social worker at K9 Partners for Patriots in Brooksville, helps the organization’s veterans through their challenges.
For veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), gaining a new companion in the form of a service dog can be the bridge to a better life.
Those are the words of Mary Peter, Certified Master Dog Trainer. A woman on a mission to end veteran suicide with the help of rescue dogs.
Toxic Algae Blooms – What Are They? Although it is well documented that pets can die from drinking toxic algae blooms, it is not well known by most pet owners.