veterans day

8 Dogs Welcoming Their Soldier & Service Member Moms Home [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Raphye Alexius/Getty Images) We celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th–a day to honor the men and women who served our country. Service members sometimes spend months or even years away from their loved ones, including their dogs. They make so many sacrifices, as do their families. When they return home, they deserve to …

Dogs Help Veterans With PTSD Heal And Live Their Lives, And You Can Help, Too!

(Picture Credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images) It’s no surprise that dogs can soothe us when we feel troubled. But research shows bonding with dogs has positive benefits even on a biological level. Dogs elevate levels of the hormone oxytocin in our bodies, which promotes feelings of trust and well being. Oxytocin also heightens our …

9 Dogs Welcoming Their Soldier Dads Home [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: LWA/Dann Tardif/Getty Images) We celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th–a day to honor the men and women who served our country. I cannot even comprehend the sacrifices that they’ve made for us. Some have spent weeks, months, or years apart from their families, including their dogs. So it’s no wonder that our veterans’ …

Service Dogs Help Veterans Cope With Trauma And Live Again: Meet K9s For Warriors!

(Picture Credit: Kile Brewer for The Washington Post via Getty Images) In honor of Veterans Day we’d like to shed light on a very special organization called K9s For Warriors. After serving our country in active military duty, many young men and women have a difficult time returning to civilian life. Veterans can suffer from …

Veterans Day: 10 Service & Therapy Dogs Helping Veterans [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images) November 11th is Veterans Day, a day to honor our brave veterans who made sacrifices for our country to fight and serve in the United States Armed Forces. Dogs and veterans have an extremely important relationship. Dogs can help veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental …