Prisoners training dogs that help veterans

elaine | November 10, 2010

Special assistance dogs usually help guide the blind but now some therapy dogs are helping disabled veterans who suffer with PTSD. An interesting twist is that these animals were raised by inmates in some of our nation’s most notorious prisons.

Donations help cover the $30,000 cost to train the dogs. One strong supporter has been the [...]

Give a disabled vet the freedom they have given you

elaine | November 11, 2009

 
This Veteran’s Day you can help disabled vet and give an unwanted dog a second chance.  Freedom Service Dogs based right here in Colorado was founded in 1987 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization to help disabled people get trained service dogs.  Since then Freedom Service Dogs has become one of the leading service dog training [...]