War Vets Heal With the Help of Shelter Dogs

Jun 21, 2011

People Saving Dogs or Dogs Saving People

Dan and Cody
Dan and Cody

Can a shelter dog really change a person's life? We see it happen every day at the Canines With a Cause facility. For veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depressed and abandoned by society, dogs give them unconditional love and a reason to get up in the morning.

Thanks to your ongoing support, Canines With a Cause is able to not only give people in need dogs, we also give them training so their constant companion can accompany them to doctor appointments and other public places. The dogs do more than just help veterans through anxiety attacks, they help them sleep at night and give them a purpose.

Your Global Giving funds are used for training, feeding and making sure the dogs are healthy. In the shelter they were just another dog, but to these veterans they are a reason to live.

Canines With a Cause was recognized by Select Health, one of the nation's top-ranked integrated health systems, as one of 25 Utah nonprofits that work to improve wellness in their communities. More than 200 organizations applied. 

Thank You,

Cathy King

Luis and Charlie
Luis and Charlie
Miranda and Hope
Miranda and Hope
Cathy King at Select Health Luncheon
Cathy King at Select Health Luncheon

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Project Leader

Cathy King

Park City, UT United States

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