Welcome to The Rescue !

The Rescue for PTSD is an all volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to adopt and train shelter/rescue dogs to be psychiatric service dog partners for military veterans suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to aid in the restoration of their emotional and physical independence.

Homepage-images

The Rescue works with local Houston-area rescues and shelters to adopt abandoned dogs, creating opportunities for them to become companions for Veterans in forever homes through extensive therapy work, obedience and task-oriented training.

 


According to the ASPCA:

Approximately 3.3 million dogs enter US animal shelters nationwide every year. 

According to the National center for PTSD

  • 30% of Vietnam Veterans have had PTSD.
  • 12% of Gulf War Veterans have PTSD in a given year.
  • 11-20% of Veterans who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom & Enduring Freedom suffer from PTSD in a given year.