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With the assistance of service dogs, we’re bringing a measure of peace and functionality to veterans who are facing a war all over again as they cope with anxieties born of service-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and/or military sexual trauma (MST).

K9 Partners for Patriots exists to prevent veteran suicide. We currently have 433 veterans from 36 Florida counties in our program. Our 6-month program is completely free to all qualifying veterans and service members.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Brooksville, FL
Status Active
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Dogs
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  4. Mammals
  5. Military Sexual Trauma
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  7. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  8. Service animals
  9. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  10. veterans
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