UK – PTSD suffering Army Medic’s Assistance Dog Campaign backed by Gloucestershire’s CK9 School

Summary: Gloucestershire dog training and rehoming centre CK9 School is supporting ex-army medic and PTSD sufferer Richard Mearns’ assistance dog campaign. Body: CK9 School is hot on the heels of the assistance dog campaign launched by former Army medic Richard Mearns, and has called for increased awareness of these working dogs and more support for…

USA – Pets healing veterans: PTSD and canine companionship

By Lauren Moss |  Posted: Wed 6:21 PM, Jan 08, 2020 https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Pets-healing-veterans-PTSD-and-canine-companionship-566817901.html Every day, about 20 military veterans in the United States die by suicide – more than are lost daily in combat. Many of these veterans develop post-traumatic stress disorder transitioning back to civilian life. A new program is bringing canines and veterans together to…