4 Paws 4 Patriots - Utah
At 4 Paws 4 Patriots - Utah, we combine our love and respect for American Veterans/First Responders with our love and devotion to saving a shelter dog. Whenever possible, we match an individual with a rescue dog, and they go through an extensive training class together in our program. Our...
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A Real Win-Win: Saving Dogs and Saving Veterans: An Interview with Susan Hinkle
12 Nov 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
“I find it fascinating how a dog can change a person’s life,” said Susan Hinkle, Founder and Program Director of Missouri Patriot Paws.
Missouri Patriot Paws Founder and Program...
A Vet's Best Friend
Aging service dogs can pose problems
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“Stars and Stripes” has an article about a veteran, Alexis Courneen, whose service dog (Sooner) has, after needing a second surgery, highlighted some of the difficulties that arise with...
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.
An Examination of the Lived Experiences of United States Military Veterans who have been Diagnosed with Psychological Inflictions of War who have Utilized Equine Assisted Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Thomas Frederick Banner
As the result of multiple psychological conditions that are inflicted by war, the need for veterans’ well-being is ever evident. “PTSD changes the body’s response to stress, often making it difficult for PTSD victims to live their lives as they normally would” (Stokes,...
An explorative clinical pilot study into the effect of service dogs on chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
| Contributor(s):: Galsgaard, Astrid, Eskelund, Kasper
An Observational Study of Service Dogs for Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Yarborough, B. J. H., Owen-Smith, A. A., Stumbo, S. P., Micah T. Yarborough, Nancy A. Perrin, Carla A. Green
Objectives: This study examined needs related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), assistance by service dogs, and feasibility of data collection among veterans receiving service dogs. Methods: Questionnaires assessed PTSD-related needs and services performed or expected to be performed by...
and finally...Capable Canines
| Contributor(s):: Halley, Pam
Animal-assisted therapy for United States veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Moore, Alicia
Big Paws Canine Foundation, Inc.
Big Paws Canine Foundation, INC. provides Service Dogs to Disabled Veterans and Former First Responders injured in the Line of Duty. Operated entirely by non-paid volunteers, all donations go directly to the care of the dogs so that they can be provided at no cost to our Hero's who need it...
Canadian Service Dog Foundation
Canadian Service Dog Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to assisting people who live with a serious disability through use of trained service dogs, assistance dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals; and to support human safety through use of trained police service...
Canine Guardians is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, fully volunteer, donation-based organization in the beautiful Napa Valley. We raise and train and provide service dogs to assist and enrich the daily lives of wounded American veterans and veterans with PTSD , children and adults with physical...
Canine-Assisted Therapies Among U.S. Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Integrative Review of The Literature
| Contributor(s):: Olivia A. Kondos
A sizeable number of U.S. veterans of all ages experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which can impact their quality of life; physically, mentally and socially. Consequences of PTSD are associated with physical and emotional disabilities, including ideation of self-harm and even...
Canines for combat veterans: The national education for assistance dog services
| Contributor(s):: Kathy Foreman, Cynthia Crosson
National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS)/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans* has a long history of meeting the needs of the disabled. Established in 1976 as an agency to train and place dogs with the hearing impaired, NEADS evolved into one of the major canine assistance agencies...
Canines for Service
Canines for Service is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and enhanced quality of life and to improving people's lives through the services of specially trained dogs.
Canines for Stars & Stripes
Canines For Stars & Stripes is dedicated to providing companion animals to veterans coping with PTSD, MST, TBI and other disabilities as a result of military service. We rescue dogs from high kill shelters or horrible conditions and match them with veterans to help both the dog and...
Companions for Heroes
C4H is a non-clinical and non-facility based organization that places special emphasis on creating mutually beneficial opportunities for shelter and rescue animals, some who might otherwise be euthanized, and our nation’s service men and women by accessing the expertise of medical care...