Female Inmates and Military Veterans: Saved by Service Dogs


Last Updated on March 11, 2024

What do female inmates and military veterans with PTSD have in common? They are both receiving an unexpected chance at recovery thanks to an innovative program from Patriot Service Dogs. The prisoners at Lowell Correctional Institute who train the dogs and the veterans who receive them offer their heartfelt thoughts about the difference it is making as they face the many challenges of successfully reentering society.

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