Bayer Animal Health is expanding its partnership with K9s For Warriors by connecting its alumni with clinics and retailers that agree to provide free health and wellness goods through its new Operation K9 Care program.
Thousands of veterans have been assisted by the specialized care that a service dog provides, Congress should expand access by passing the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act, which authorizes service dogs through the VA.
Money raised from the festivities goes to SPCA Florida and K9s For Warriors.
For many veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries, a service dog can be physically and emotionally beneficial. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is currently conducting a study to determine if it can be proven that emotional-assistance dogs or service dogs can help veterans with these conditions.
K9s For Warriors and Merrick Pet Care are partnering to demonstrate the effective role service dogs play in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disability (PTSD) among American military veterans.
Bayer is expanding its partnership with K9s For Warriors ... to further support the lifelong bond of the organization's graduate teams: warriors and their service dogs.
Merrick Pet Care, a long-time Global Pet Expo participant, announced at the trade show that it's expanding its involvement in the K9s For Warriors program.
K9s For Warriors breaks ground on a second kennel to take in more dogs and help save more veterans.