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  1. Effects of therapeutic horseback riding on post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans

    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca A Johnson, David L. Albright, James R. Marzolf, Jessica L. Bibbo, Hayley D. Yaglom, Sandra M. Crowder, Gretchen Carlisle, Amy Willard, Cynthia L. Russell, Karen Grindler, Steven Osterlind, Marita Wassman, Nathan Harms, Marcy Wilhelm-South

    Background Large numbers of post-deployment U.S. veterans are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI), leading to an urgent need for effective interventions to reduce symptoms and increase veterans’ coping. PTSD includes anxiety,...

  2. Leashes of Valor

    Leashes of Valor is a national non-profit working to provide every veteran who needs one with a highly-trained service dog to assist them in mitigating the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).Our mission is to bring service dogs and...

  3. Guardian Angels: Medical Service Dogs, Inc.

    Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(C)3 is based in Williston, Florida.  Started in 2010 by Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Carol Borden. With her dedicated Board of Directors, employees and volunteers; together, we are unleashing the incredible power of service dogs....

  4. Warriors' Best Friend

    Since the attacks of September 11th 2001, 2.5 million troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. For the many men and women returning from multiple tours and long-sustained conflicts, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) have emerged as signature...

  5. H.O.O.V.E.S.

    HOOVES was originally started in 2009 after founder Amanda Thompson found her personal healing through horses. Starting with just one veteran, she realized that what she had discovered was powerful beyond words.  In 2011 HOOVES became an official 501(c)(3) Non-profit. ‚ÄčThe mission of...

  6. Healing Paws for Warriors

    Healing Paws for Warriors is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing post 9/11 combat veterans wounded from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Military Sexual Trauma (MST) rescue-to-trained ADA certified service dogs. Our...

  7. Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas

     Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas is the dba service program of Kerrville Elks Charities, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that trains and donates service dogs to Disabled American Veterans with mental and/or mobility disabilities.VADogs specializes in using Motivational...

  8. Hero Dogs

    Hero Dogs, Inc., a Maryland 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, improves quality of life for our nation’s heroes by raising, training, and placing service dogs and other highly skilled canines, free of charge with lifetime support of the partnerships. We have 5 staff members and more than...

  9. K9s For Warriors

    K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and...

  10. Doc's Dogs for Vets

    Doc's Dogs For Vets is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by the Pleitez family in honor of Spc. Benjamin C. Pleitez, an Army medic, who died in Afghanistan July 27, 2012.After Ben died, the family was able to meet with some of the returning soldiers, and in doing so, they began to...

  11. Heartland Canines for Veterans

    Heartland Canines for Veterans, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501c3 organizations that provides service dogs to veterans and assists with the training of the dogs. The mission of our organization is to provide service dogs for disabled veterans and to promote the pet industry.  We believe by...

  12. Dogs Help Veterans Cope with PTSD

    | Contributor(s):: Allison M. Loy, Will Davis

    Approximately 300,000 Post-9/11 veterans are identified as having post-traumatic stress disorder in this country but it’s estimated that only 1 in 3 asks for help. For those who do, different kinds of therapy can help to manage the after effects of trauma. Many veterans find comfort from pets.

  13. The impact of hippotherapy in gait of post-stroke indiviudals.

    | Contributor(s):: Beinotti, F, Correia, N, Christofoletti, G, Borges, G

  14. Operation Delta Dog

    Working with experienced trainers and positive-reinforcement methods, we rescue homeless dogs from Massachusetts shelters and breed-rescue groups and train them to work as service dogs with local veterans who are suffering with TBI and PTSD.Assistance animals are a practical and successful way...

  15. Horse Back UK

    In November 2008 Jock and Emma Hutchison moved with their young family to Ferrar just outside Aboyne in Aberdeenshire. Their plan was to set up a business using American Quarter Horses and western riding to explore the beautiful scenery of Royal Deeside. That Christmas several friends, many of...

  16. The Effect of Service Dog Partnership on the Mental Health Status of United States Veterans: A Quantitative Analysis Using the SF-36v2 Mental Health Survey

    | Contributor(s):: Colleen McLaughlin

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a historically significant problem for soldiers and Marines in the United States military. A host of recent research supports this claim, and lends itself to the question of why more is not being done to help those who suffer from combat related stress...

  17. Pets Healing Vets

    Pets Healing Vets pairs qualifying veterans returning from active duty with symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with shelter animals in need of homes.  This program offered by the Humane Society for Hamilton County serves veterans throughout the...

  18. Alpha Bravo Canine

    Alpha Bravo Canine’s mission is to provide trained service dogs to U.S military veterans suffering from  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other combat related disabilities.

  19. Vets Helping Heroes

    Vets Helping Heroes is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization raising funds to sponsor the training of assistance dogs for disabled American veterans and active-duty military personnel.

  20. The Paul Oliver Foundation

    Established in 2014, The Paul Oliver Foundation is a tax exempt non-profit aimed at providing service animals to veterans of combat with  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The foundation does this through it’s mission: Honoring Our Nation’s...