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Project Heal Service Dogs For Wounded Veterans

Project Heal service dogs are trained by at-risk teens living in residential schools, then both are paired with wounded veterans to help them acclimate to civilian life.

East Coast Assistance Dogs, headquartered in Torrington, CT., trains and places Assistance Dogs to help people with disabilities gain independence and mobility.

Project Heal service dogs are trained by at-risk teens living in residential schools, then both are paired with wounded veterans to help them acclimate to civilian life.

The kids train the veterans on handling the dogs. It is a wonderful win-win situation for all involved, providing young people with education, confidence and the unconditional love of animals, and providing independence to veterans with seen and unseen wounds.