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Resources & Advocacy

Resources & Advocacy

Resources

Listed below are links to articles on the use of Service Dogs to help veterans and first responders suffering from PTSD.

Articles


VAC & PTSD

This first article was a Study Pilot Study carried out by the Research Directorate of Veterans Affairs Canada in 2019.

SERVICE DOGS AS CATALYSTS

Next, we have a Master's thesis written by Alexandria Pavelich, a Mental Health of Canada Studentship Research award receiipient, concluding service dogs are a direct catalyst in reducing suicidality.


COMPLEMENTARY TREATMENT

Lastly, we have a published article from the U.S. National Library of Medicine conferring meaningful improvements for military members and veterans with PTSD.
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Advocacy

We are active in the PTSD Service Dog Sector and work with similiar non-profit organizations to promote training standards.

Currently, all our trained service dogs must pass the BCGuide and Service Dog Assessment in order to initially pass and maintain their standing as a qualfied service dog.

Additionally, we are in the process of completing the accreditation process Assistance Dogs International (ADI) who adhere to the highest standards in all aspects of operations, including ethical treatment and training of dogs , ethical treatment of clients, solid service dog training and follow-up care.

Below are links to related veteran and first responder organizations that we are involved with.

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