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Dumped Dogs Now Save PTSD Sufferers - Steve Austin

May 26, 20169 min
For many military personnel, leaving a war-zone and all its horrors doesn’t mean they can forget about their experiences and simply slot back into their old lives. It’s called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – or PTSD for short – and there’s no known cure. However, a new program providing sufferers with a dog, rescued from a pound and then retrained to support them at critical moments is making a world of difference...although more dogs and volunteer trainers are greatly needed. Project coordinator and dog trainer Steve Austin explains.

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