When those who serve our country return home, they deserve to be welcomed in the best way possible. In honor of Veterans Day, here are eight dogs who can’t hide their joy after reuniting with their service member moms.
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.
Some service members have spent weeks, months, or years apart from their families, including their dogs. So it’s no wonder that their furry companions are so happy to see them when they return home. Here are some heartwarming videos of soldiers reuniting with their best friends in honor of Veterans Day.
After serving our country and doing active military duty, many young men and women have a difficult time returning to civilian life. That’s where K9s For Warriors comes in. They provide service dogs to veterans struggling with issues that arise from their time in the service as they return to society.
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.
Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald fought hard to adopt Layka, the military dog who was shot four times while saving his life in Afghanistan.
When we salute our military veterans on their special day – and we should – let’s also remember the four-legged heroes that serve valiantly at their side.
This is the incredible story of two soldiers, Derek and Jake, and a service dog named Gabriel that will tie them together forever.
To all of the brave soldiers out there, we wish you a safe and happy return home!
Today, November 11, is Veterans Day; learn more about service dogs and how they help our physically and psychologically wounded warriors in everyday life.