For years, and yes for many past wars or conflicts, we have heard of the calming effects of dogs and other pets on veterans and their overall quality of life.We’re highlighting the following information and resource sites in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Be sure to talk directly with a knowledgeable person concerning your needs and what is required in your local area.
· http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/story/2012-06-07/army-ptsd-ADA-service-dogs/55450078/1, ref veterans experiences with their new buddies and getting an assistance dog.
· Check out http://vets4vets.org/, which is a Joint Base Lewis/McChord based organization.
. Checkout this site and organization for info in the WA State Puget Sound area: www.assistancedogclub.org, or call: 1-253-830-4884