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  1. "Can Tigers Tame Your Stress?" | Kevin Rose | TEDxWilmington

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    | Contributor(s):: Kevin Rose

    Kevin’s talk focuses on his efforts to help combat veterans turn down the stress after returning from war. Recalling his own intense anxiety from childhood, he shares his grandmother’s teachings of nature and using the five senses to feel calm. Through this connection to the natural...

  2. 4 Paws 4 Patriots

    A non-profit organization established to provide service dogs and training to disabled veterans at no cost to the veteran. By partnering with animal shelters, rescues, volunteers and contract trainers the staff at 4 Paws 4 Patriots is able to provide these life changing services while making the...

  3. 4 Paws 4 Patriots - Utah

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    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...

  4. 7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center

    7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals.  Our highly trained instructors are certified through  PATH International  (Professional Association of Therapeutic...

  5. A 1,200 Pound Therapist and Window to the Mind: An Interview with Hayley Sumner

    15 Sep 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    “You have to earn a horse’s trust by being true, honest, and aware of both the horse and yourself,” said Hayley Sumner, Founder and Executive Director of Berkshire...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/09/a-1200-pound-therapist-and-window-to-the-mind-an-interview-with-hayley-sumner

  6. A helping paw

  7. A Paws of Happiness: Thea Wasche at TEDxSchriever

    Man's best friend can always bring a smile to your face, but some dogs can do so much more. Thea Wasche and her therapy K9 Lacey volunteer their time working with wounded warriors and American Red Cross shelters to bring a moment of happiness during an otherwise stressful situation.Thea...

  8. 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...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/11/saving-dogs-and-saving-veterans-an-interview-with-susan-hinkle

  9. A Vet's Best Friend

  10. A Veteran's Best Friend

    A Veteran’s Best Friend is a Christian nonprofit organization that trains service dogs for Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), at no cost to the Veteran.Located in Cabot, Arkansas, we serve local Veterans from any US Operation, and who are of any faith. Our dogs are...

  11. Activity preferences and satisfaction among older adults in a Veterans Administration long-term care facility

    | Contributor(s):: Kracker, Jacqueline, Kearns, Kelly, Kier, Frederick J., Christensen, Kimberly A.

  12. Aging service dogs can pose problems

    Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions

    “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...

    https://habricentral.org/forum/general-discussion/hcdiscussions/348

  13. 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.

  14. America's VetDogs

    America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran's K-9 Corps® is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded by the accredited Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and serves the needs of disabled veterans and active duty personnel. In 2003, the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind recognized the need for an...

  15. An adjunctive human-animal interaction intervention for veterans with PTSD: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

    | Contributor(s):: Grubaugh, A. L., Myers, U. S., Keller, S. M., Wangelin, B. C., Lozano, B. E., Tuerk, P. W.

  16. 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,...

  17. An explorative clinical pilot study into the effect of service dogs on chronic posttraumatic stress disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Galsgaard, Astrid, Eskelund, Kasper

  18. An Observational Study of Service Dogs for Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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    | 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...

  19. and finally...Capable Canines

    | Contributor(s):: Halley, Pam

  20. Angels for Veterans: Angel Paws

    This is our new and exciting program. Our rescue dogs are ready to help change the lives of veterans who are suffering from PTSD and Physical Disabilities. We need your generosity so that we can fulfill our goal of providing highly trained dogs to veterans who suffer from the effects of military...