Many veterans have trouble getting back into their community when they return home. They may suffer from a variety of mental or physical impairments, and conventional medicine doesn’t seem to help. 4 Paws 4 Patriots in Ogden provides service dogs and training to veterans at no cost. They locate dogs using local shelters who meet the aptitude for the program. Local trainers then train each dog and veteran together to meet individual needs. This gives the veteran a chance to slowly work their way back into the community and gives them a companion to help them achieve this goal.
With their program, 4 Paws 4 Patriots is able to support veterans, who normally wouldn’t be comfortable in group settings, to get out and be involved in their own recovery. The bonds formed are the foundation of this healing program, and many veterans have been so changed by it that they stay on to help others. Call (801) 820-5569 for more information.
SelectHealth recognizes the life changing services provided by 4 Paws 4 Patriots as another example of how Utah Gives Back.