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Dogs Help Vets With "Invisible Wounds"

A small group of Bay Area veterans went on a retreat last weekend with their new service dogs.

A small group of Bay Area veterans went to a camp near Yosemite last weekend to participate in training exercises with their newly matched service dogs.

“She wakes me up from my nightmares,” said George Bravo, a Marine veteran from South San Francisco about his dog, Macy, the Union Democrat reported.

The dogs were from Operation Freedom Paws, a Gilroy-based organization that provides dogs to help veterans with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

Read more about the program at the Union Democrat.

Tess March 01, 2012 at 02:54 AM
I've seen this sweet face before --- refresh my memory someone. No matter. Loooove this pup. Wish I could adopt him/her.
Drew Himmelstein (Editor) March 01, 2012 at 06:08 AM
This dog came to Parkway's career day. His name is Ethan!
Drew Himmelstein (Editor) March 01, 2012 at 06:12 AM
Well, there's been a lot of discussion within the district about whether or not Parkway should get a new campus as part of the Measure J funding. It's probably the most up in the air of the Measure J projects. Also, we now have a staff member at Parkway blogging about school events, so that's one reason why their events are featured on Patch. I highly encourage staffers and parents from other schools to get in touch with me about blogging as well.

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