This June 20, 2014 article that includes a video, on the KDFW Dallas website talks about an access issue that a Veteran who is diagnosed with PTSD and uses a Service Dog as part of his treatment, had at a Walgreen’s store. The article also includes responses from Walgreen’s and statements from the Disabled Veteran in addition to offing some information on what the ADA says about Service Dogs and whether they are required to be dressed in any kind of vest or not.
- Report: Half of Vets With PTSD Received Treatment (theledger.com)
- Study will measure dogs’ usefulness to vets with PTSD (nwcn.com)
- Sen. Schumer Calls On VA To Overturn New Service Dog Policy For Vets With PTSD (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- Wash. woman trains dogs to help vets with PTSD (king5.com)
Filed under: Disability, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Military related, Psychiatric Service Dogs, PTSD, service dogs, Treatment and Support | Tagged: ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Service dog, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran, Walgreen |