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Veterans can apply for service dogs

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community Fargo, 58102
Fargo North Dakota 101 5th Street North 58102

North Dakota Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may now apply for a grant to provide them with a specially trained service dog. These service dogs are trained right here in North Dakota to assist Veterans who suffer from PTSD.

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The dogs provide special needs of the veteran they are to serve whether it is calming anxiety attacks, providing comfort and assurance in public settings, or waking a veteran from a nightmare.

PTSD service dogs have proven to greatly assist Veterans in returning to a more normal life and reintegrating back into their community. Service Dogs for America has several of these highly trained service dogs ready to be placed with a North Dakota veteran in need.

To meet the minimum qualifications for a PTSD service dog under this grant, the Veteran must be a North Dakota resident, have a diagnosis of PTSD, be engaged in counseling or therapy and have a doctor’s recommendation for a PTSD service dog.

All qualified Veterans are urged to apply. To learn more or to download a preliminary application packet, please visit our website at www.nd.gov/veterans.

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