Let’s demand that the VA acknowledges the efficacy of PTSD therapy dogs and cover costs of therapy dogs for PTSD afflicted veterans with psychiatric condition. It’s about time.
In 2014, the VA announced an unprecedented aid for Veterans and active servicemen. The U.S Veteran Service Program was on paper a rousing success for all those officers seeking aid.
Its intention was to allow certified service dogs unlimited access to Veterinary care. Initially, the program was meet with critical acclaim and triumph.
Throughout all sectors, veterans cheered the initiative. That was until a more diligent study of the program was conducted.
The fine print was rapidly put under scrutiny and careful investigation. Red flags started popping up. Turns to the next page how PTSD therapy dogs were taken off coverage.