Many brave troops return home with scars – both seen and unseen – that make it difficult to transition back to civilian life.
When a Veteran is matched with the right pet, both lives change for the better. The Veteran saves the animal and welcomes him/her into a loving home.
From the first moment a Veteran meets his or her skilled animal companion, there is an instant and unbreakable connection. ng.
This is thanks to the Pets for Vets innovative program called the Super Bond™.
Using a tested, step-by-step approach, Pets for Vets trainers create the perfect match based on the personality, temperament, needs, wants and expectations of both the animal and the Veteran.
"He’s more than just a friend. He’s my battle buddy. He’s my left hand. We’re connected by a leash, but it’s really our umbilical cord.
Because of their Super Bond™, Veterans and their animal companions improve each other’s lives in countless, remarkable ways.
"You would think that a dog is just a dog. That may be true for some, but not me.
I used to sit at home, alone, and just let life pass me by, but now I have a reason to get up. Even if it’s feeding Samson, or taking him for walks, he has motivated me to live again."