SPECIAL REPORT: Paws for Peace – a two part program aired February 23 and 24, 2017
WABI, TV Channel 5 Bangor, by Brenna Kelly
Data shows around 30% of servicemen and women who have spent time in war zones experience post traumatic stress disorder. While the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System provides treatment and benefits for retired military, they don’t always get the help they need. Brenna Kelly has been taking a close look at a service dog program for Maine veterans called Paws for Peace.
After 40 years of nightmares a dog has helped a Maine veteran. The two parts of this program may be viewed here: Part 1 Part 2