Christopher’s Story

The Incredible Bond with Our Very Special Service Dog The incredible bond that we have with Christopher, our very special service dog all started when my husband Howard returned from his service in the Army.  Howard joined the Army just out of high school and he could not be any happier serving our country.  He [...]

Vet with PTSD Comforted by Therapy Dog

Struggling with PTSD and alcohol abuse, Iraq veteran Randy Dexter was desperate for help. Could a dog named Ricochet come to his rescue?  by Randy Dexter There are probably thousands of veterans who have a story like mine: Enlisted in the Army. Got deployed. Saw combat. Got blasted by an IED. I signed up at [...]

A Different Kind of Hero

A Different Kind of Hero In two deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, he saved lives in battle and paid a cost: canine PTSD. His career was over until one soldier took up the cause. By Sgt. Chloe Wells, Fayetteville, North Carolina As appeared in Guideposts Magazine As a behavioral health therapist at Fort Bragg, I [...]

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