“I would constantly be scanning for who was going to come stab me from behind,” says Robert Soliz, a 31-year-old former Army Specialist from San Joaquin, California. Paws for Purple Hearts and his new service dog changed his life.
[The Smithsonian article on “How Dogs Can Help Veterans Overcome PTSD” is worth a read, but take the time to click through to Dog Bless You’s tumblr and follow them—for every thousand followers through the 4th of July, they’ll donate a companion or service dog to a veteran. -R]
I just went and followed even though I probably won’t be able to read any of their posts without choking up THIS IS SUCH A GOOD PROGRAM, GUYS. PUPPIES FOR PTSD.
signal boost bITCHES WE HAVE VETERANS’ LIVES TO BETTER.