Having a dog or a cat for a pet can be the best thing. But having a dog or cat and then getting PCS orders for an OCONUS location can be stressful and expensive! The good news is that Airmen and Guardians can now receive PCS Pet Transportation Assistance. Learn more!
Dogs and Cats and Pets
If you think a house is not a home without a pet to love, these military discounts for pets are for you. Whether you have birds, cats, dogs, fish, horses, pocket friends or reptiles, there are military discounts you can use to show your pet some love. We have military discounts on pet food and supplies, pet insurance, boarding, travel and veterinary care.
Moving Your Dog, Cat or Other Pets During PCS Executing a Permanent Change of Station, or PCS, is hard on the whole family. Spouses have to relocate or find new employment, children have to change schools no matter the time of year and the whole family has to make new friends. More often than not,… Read more »
Estimates indicate that a whopping 20% of veterans suffer from PTSD, which is one of the most common trauma-induced mental illnesses afflicting veterans today. Recently researchers found that walking with a dog from local shelters had a greater effect on psychological and physiological stress indicators in veterans when compared to walking with another human.
Service members and veterans can come home from war needing to heal. There are many different ways to do this. One way to help is to offer these service members and veterans a service dog. Here is a list of organizations that help service members and veterans receive a service dog, and in some cases an emotional or healing dog.
March 13th is K9 Veterans Day. Military working dogs play quite a role in today’s military, from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan to training with troops in the states.