Friday, 27 July 2018 / Published in Service Dogs
Service dog training program offers hope, rehab to inmates and soldiers   We are thrilled to have this opportunity to see this program reach out to the community.  We truly want to thank everyone for their continued support and FOX for the opportunity to share our story.   It can be seen here.
Thursday, 01 June 2017 / Published in Service Dogs
My Background: “My name is Holly and I live in Missouri. I was privileged enough to receive a service dog named, Liberty Bell, from Patriot Service Dogs in Jacksonville, Florida. I took a Greyhound Bus to Florida to meet her and learn how to work with her.  Having Liberty Bell with me has been such
Thursday, 25 May 2017 / Published in Service Dogs
We at Patriot Service Dogs are so proud our mission serves to assist both disabled veterans and women inmates. Today, we’d like to introduce you to one of our disabled veterans who has benefited greatly from having not only one but now another service dog. Read how this new furry friend enabled her to once
Thursday, 06 April 2017 / Published in Inmate Rehabilitation, Service Dogs
  As part of Patriot Service Dogs’ mission, we not only try to help give veterans a more independent lifestyle, but we also want to help in the rehabilitation of inmates.  Unfortunately, there is little in the way of formal research that demonstrates the effects of prison service-dog-training programs on inmate recidivism. However, we like
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