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Veterans Affairs: Military/Service Animals

Resources for military service people and their families, including benefits, employment, health, and more.


America's Vet Dogs- The America’s VetDogs assistance dog programs were created so that veterans and active duty service members with disabilities would have the opportunity to live once again with pride and self-reliance. VetDogs serves veterans from all eras who have honorably served our country.

PDSA Dickin Medal- Instituted in 1943 by PDSA’s founder Maria Dickin CBE, it acknowledges outstanding acts of bravery displayed by animals serving with the Armed Forces or Civil Defense units in any theatre of war, worldwide.

A Veteran's Best Friend by National Geographic