June is a busy month! It is PTSD Awareness Month and the start of the hurricane season. To learn more about PTSD, we encourage you to check out the National Center for PTSD website and check out this newsletter from the Real Warriors organization.
In preparation for hurricanes and other disasters, it is important to have a plan in place not only for your human family members, but also for your furry family. Here are some resources about making plans for your service dog and for other family pets.
We are so honored to have been included on the NRD‘s great resources list to help those suffering with PTSD. We hope that we can help more Veterans who will hopefully reach out to us!
Meet Tango! The newest and now youngest addition to The Rescue for PTSD! He is ~4.5 months old and was an owner surrender a few weeks after he was adopted from the Houston SPCA. Stay tuned for updates and check out Tango’s page for more on our newest service dog in training!
We are so proud to share that two of our canine-Veteran teams passed their AKC Canine Good Citizen tests and our little Honor passed her AKC STAR Puppy test at our June group lesson! It takes a lot of time and dedication from our Veterans to consistently work and socialize their dogs to enable them to pass all our requirements and become a service dog. Congratulations to Ryan & Ellie, Brad & Bella and Ken & Honor for completing this important milestone! Enormous thanks goes to our amazing Director of Training Sam of Workingpawsk9training for donating so much time to help our Veterans succeed with training their canine companions!