A Vet's Best Friend

October 2011
PN;Oct2011, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p59
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Phoenix, Arizona-based 501(c)(3) organization Foundation for Service Dog Support (FSDS) is encouraging wounded veterans or first-responders to apply for the training class that includes eight dogs, which will be gin in November 2011.


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