Unconditional Honor

Unconditional Honor

Wounded Warriors and Their Dogs

eBook - 2015
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In this comprehensive and gorgeously illustrated book, Cathy Scott and Clay Myersshow how service and therapy dogs are having a profound impact on the lives of military personnel injured in action. Not only do our veterans deal with physical injuries, but they often return with psychological issues that can be treated with help, companionship, and love from working canines. Through moving stories andcolor photographs, "Unconditional Honor" highlights the nearly forty-year history of working dogs helping wounded veterans, the mental and physical combat traumas that are mitigated by the dogs, the selection and training of the dogs, including rescued canines, and what the future holds. Featured in the book are inspiring personal accounts of what the dogs mean to veterans, and how their lives have been forever changed and even saved since adopting canines.
In addition to theremarkable healing journeys of wounded warriors and their canines, this book showcases the various groups, formed originally to train dogs for the blind and the physically disabled that now embrace military services, that provide, at no cost, returning troops with dogs to make them whole again after surviving the reality of war."
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781493017751
1493017756
1493003291
9781493003297
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Wounded warriors and their dogs

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