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  1. Grants from the Horses & Humans Research Foundation

    Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions

    The Horses & Humans Research Foundation recently awarded a $50,000 research grant to study the effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on young men with PTSD. The study is being led by...

  2. K-9s for Veterans

    For many veterans, traditional medicine does not provide what is needed to live a full and satisfying life. This is a need that a service dog can fill. We at K-9's for Veterans show clients how to train a dog to do what is needed to overcome or minimize their problems. This adds a dimension...

  3. Pets for Vets

    At Pets for Vets, we believe our country owes military veterans a debt of gratitude. Our soldiers have been brave but many of them have returned with physical and emotional injuries that have made it difficult to transition back to civilian life. Some estimates state that as many as 20% of...

  4. Kindred Canines in Motion (K.I.M)

    The K.I.M. Program is a non-profit 501c3 with a unique mission: Through mobile, in-home veterinary care, support will be provided to disabled Americans, homebound elderly, and American veterans who depend on an assistance animal to live active, productive lives. The K.I.M. Program’s objectives...

  5. Patriot Paws Service Dogs

    Patriot PAWS Service Dogs organization was officially designated as a 501 (c) (3) organization in February 2006 and is a certified member of Assistance Dogs International (ADI). The founder of Patriot PAWS, Lori Stevens, is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT), Karen Pryor Academy (KPA) graduate...

  6. Warrior Canine Connection

    Our ProgramWCC’s Service Dog Training ProgramTraining a service dog for a fellow Veteran provides a valuable opportunity for a Warrior suffering from psychological injuries to reintegrate into civilian life. As part of his or her training, Warriors have the responsibility to teach the dogs that...

  7. Shelter to Soldier

    From Specialty Dog TrainingShelter to Soldier™ is our 501c3 non-profit organization that rescues shelter dogs and trains them to be service companions for Veterans. We need your support to help more dogs & soldiers

  8. Paws and Stripes

    Nonprofit Paws and Stripes™ provides service dogs for wounded U.S. military veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. The dogs come only from shelters, and highly trained service dog trainers work with the veteran/dog teams. The dogs and the training are provided to...

  9. Stiggy's Dog

    Stiggy’s Dogs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides our military veterans living with PTSD and TBI another method of healing through service and companion dogs. Through our programs, we seek to help heal the wounds of war, provide families with new beginnings and raise awareness...

  10. 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...

  11. Warrior Canine Connection receives $750,000 DoD grant to research effects of HAB on those with PTSD

    Forum › general-discussion › new-initiatives--projects

    The Warrior Canine Connection, a group dedicated to rehabilitating veterans with PTSD and other psychological disorders through animal interaction, recently received a $750,000 grant from the...

  12. Therapeutic horse back riding of a spinal cord injured veteran: a case study

    | Contributor(s):: Asselin, G., Penning, J. H., Ramanujam, S., Neri, R., Ward, C.

  13. Challenge of research

    | Contributor(s):: Robb, Suzanne S.

  14. Companion animals and elderly people: a challenge for evaluators of social support

    | Contributor(s):: Robb, Susanne S., Stegman, Charles E.

  15. "No service-dogs allowed": how administrators, educators, and campus staff can best comply with service-dog access laws

    | Contributor(s):: Randy Brown

    In November 2011, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran attending classes at an Iowa community college was refused access to a theater performance on campus because the instructor of the cass was concerned the veteran's service dog would disrupt the open-to-the-public event. The student-veteran was...

  16. National Center for PTSD

    We are the center of excellence for research and education on the prevention, understanding, and treatment of PTSD. Although we are a VA Center, our seven divisions across the country provide expertise on all types of trauma - from natural disasters, terrorism, violence and abuse to combat...

  17. Household pets among veterans with multiple sclerosis and age-matched controls. Pilot survey

    | Contributor(s):: Norman, J. E., Jr., Cook, S. D., Dowling, P. C.

  18. Differences in Veterans' and Nonveterans' End-of-Life Preferences: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Duffy, Sonia A., Ronis, David, Fowler, Karen, Schim, Stephanie Myers, Jackson, Frances C.

  19. Guest Editorial. Equine-assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: MacLean, Barbara

  20. 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.