Vets with PTSD Getting Some Special Canine Companions

Nov 21, 2016

For more than 60 years, Canine Companions for Independence has been providing trained assistance dogs for people with disabilities. A pilot program now underway at their Santa Rosa headquarters is now preparing dogs specifically to work with veterans who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Neo with his human, Randy Wright
Credit CCI

Randy Wright has had his Canine Companion, Neo, for four years now.  When they are out together in their hometown of Monterrey, White says he often has to correct mistake assumptions about their respective roles together.

You can read stories of other veterans and their service dogs here.