America's VetDogs students come from all military branches and all eras.
America's VetDogs was created in 2003 to answer the need for specially trained assistance dogs for combat-wounded service members who had been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. However, VetDogs helps all American veterans who have served honorably, regardless of when or where they served, or how they became disabled. The program was created and incorporated to give veterans easy access to the best services possible to improve their lives.
The stories below are about the people who have broken down their barriers by making the decision to use an assistance dog to enhance their independence and mobility.
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