A trained PTSD service dog can provide a sense of security and have a calming effect on veterans, help with episodes of depression, anxiety, and PTSD, and they can also be loving companions. Additionally, organizations train them to respond to PTSD episodes and help bring their humans back to a relaxed state.
November 11th is Veterans Day, a day to honor our brave veterans who made sacrifices for our country to fight and serve in the United States Armed Forces. The dogs in these videos help veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental illness, or physical disabilities after coming home.
David Sharpe wanted a Pit Bull. He’d come back from the war angry, violent, and out of control so he decided to get himself a fighter. A dog he could relate to. Sure enough, he found a tough-looking bundle of muscle, with clipped ears and built like a tank, and he brought her home. […]