VA expands policy to allow service dogs

//VA expands policy to allow service dogs

VA expands policy to allow service dogs

VA VA Announces New Rules Regarding Service Animals in VA Facilities| Animals Deserve Better-Paws for Life GeorgiaThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has amended its policy to allow all types of trained service dogs in VA facilities, including canines that support people with mental health and emotional issues.

Previously, the only animals allowed in VA facilities were guide dogs, with few exceptions.

Keith Myers, an American Counseling Association member and licensed professional counselor ServiceDog(LPC) in Georgia who specializes in trauma and veteran’s issues, calls the change “a needed policy shift.”   Read More. . .

By | 2018-03-21T23:10:36+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Dogs in the Media|Comments Off on VA expands policy to allow service dogs
Kimberly Brenowitz is a Master Service Dog Trainer. Atlanta Georgia, Marietta Georgia