Thursday, 30 March 2017 / Published in Service Dogs
The phone rang one Saturday morning and one of our dedicated volunteers answered it. “Good morning,” the caller said excitedly. “I’m looking for some information about ways service dogs help wheel chair-bound veterans. I am a disabled veteran and am wheelchair-bound. I am tired of having to ask my family members to help me with
Thursday, 23 March 2017 / Published in Service Dogs
  We’re often asked these questions from people who are thinking about requesting a service dog; contemplating becoming a puppy raiser; or, considering donating a dog to our organization. Here are some frequently asked questions about Patriot Service Dogs’ program guidelines and their respective answers: 5 FAQ About Patriot Service Dogs’ Program Guidelines 1. How
Thursday, 16 March 2017 / Published in Service Dogs, Veterans and Military Clients
Ask just about any veteran who has a service dog and you will see how much better each is doing since receiving one. However, if you are a disabled veteran considering getting one, here are 5 service-dog owner challenges you may face. Service-Dog Owner Challenges to Consider Before Applying for One 1. Say good-bye to
Thursday, 02 March 2017 / Published in Service Dogs
  The long global war on terror has wreaked havoc on our veterans. According to the Wounded Warrior Project, since May 2015, a total of 52,336 service members have returned physically wounded. 400,000 returning veterans have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; and approximately 320,000 have incurred Traumatic Brain Injury. The need for service