Army veteran Richard Mearns goes nowhere without his dog Ziggy, not because he doesn’t want to, but because he can’t. Richard has PTSD after serving in Iraq. Ziggy is an assistance dog who lays a paw on his knee when he is stressed to remind him that he’s safe as Sam Holder explains.
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