Skip to comments.Dog helps Purple Heart war veteran ‘feel human again’
Posted on 01/06/2014 11:24:46 PM PST by Innovative
Purple Heart recipient from Mechanicsville feels like a human again with help of service animal
Gunner was provided to Pearce by the nonprofit Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind through its Americas VetDogs project, which became a separate nonprofit organization in 2006.
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German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County is working with Rebuilding Warriors to match rescued dogs from high kill shelters with veterans. So far two dogs have been accepted, see links for one of them. The other is in training and she is doing well.
Thanks for the link and the info.
Here’s the one in training. She has a new name which I cannot remember.
I think http://www.gsroc.org/ is a great organization - I recall a few years back they saved a German Shephard that was abused and practically at death’s door and it made the news.
You mean Courage?
I saw him last October and he was looking great and very happy.
“You mean Courage?
I saw him last October and he was looking great and very happy.”
Thanks, I am glad he is doing well. :)
An amazing story indeed.
Thank you to SSgt Pearce for his service & sacrifice.
Pretty cool too how the first date between him & his (future) wife was a deer hunting excursion. :o) Maybe the couple who hunts together stays together?
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