Service dogs “lifesavers” for veterans

elaine | November 9, 2012

Service Dogs can be life saving to our veterans,but shrinking federal budgets and the sheer number of injured service members are overwhelming government programs, so there just aren’t enough service dogs to go around.
Colorado organization, Freedom Service Dogs(FSD) continues to rescue shelter dogs, custom train them and then provide them to returning veterans at no [...]

Veteran with PTSD gets a little help from a service dog.

elaine | December 16, 2009

A Colorado Springs Postal Worker is getting around a little easier these days thanks to a service dog named “Bertha”.    “Bertha” is the first service dog ever to work with a postal worker, and just like all postal workers, she goes out in any weather!  “Bertha’s”  owner , Paul Gernert was diagnosed with PTSD after returning from the war in Iraq [...]