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PTSD: Looking For The Signs

Stephanie Lembo was happily married when something started to go wrong. Before she could right the ship, it fell apart.She doesn't want this to happen to anyone else.

Jose and His Therapy Dog, Ranger

Pets for Vets

Staff Sergeant Jose Pila came to Pets for Vets plagued by nightmares, high anxiety and hyper vigilance.

Daily noises would jolt his mind back to his time in Iraq. He desperately needed a buddy to help him stay calm, relax in large crowds and help watch his back…

Pairing Pets with Vets Helps Save Two Lives »

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Perfectly Paired: Shelter Dogs for Our Vets

Medical studies have shown that companion animals significantly improve mental and physical health, reducing stress, depression, and anxiety symptoms experienced by many serving in the military. According to the ASPCA, 6-8 million dogs and cats are abandoned at shelters in the U.S., and more than half of these animals are euthanized because there is no one to adopt them.

Both our veterans and shelter animals have been through traumatic events, but together they can help each other heal.

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