Veteran pairs canines with veterans affected by PTSD

05/28/2013 | Augusta Chronicle (Ga.), The

Jerry Lyda, a Vietnam veteran who served in the Navy, has launched Veterans K-9 Solutions in a bid to help veterans with PTSD and dogs that might otherwise be euthanized in animal shelters in the Augusta, Ga., area. Lyda oversees the training of the animals to be certified therapy dogs as they learn how to perform tasks such as bringing hazards to their owner's attention, opening doors, carrying objects and helping relieve stress. The dogs and their intended owners train together so they can form a bond.

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