Service Dogs Help Washington Soldiers Battling PTSD

A military base in the state of Washington is helping soldiers cope with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder by using trained dogs.

Since 2009, a program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Warrior Transition Battalion has paired 12 live-in service dogs with recovering soldiers.

Each service dog requires two years of training at a cost of $20,000.

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Service dogs help Washington soldiers battling PTSD – The Register-Guard

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