Securing Service Dogs for NS/NU Veterans

16 NS/NU Veterans diagnosed with mental health and moral injuries as a result of Military service will be paired with specially trained Service Dogs proven to greatly improve quality of life thanks to Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of The Royal Canadian Legion.

With demand outstripping supply of trained dogs meeting the highest of standards, this reservation of 8 dogs to be placed in 2019 and 8 in 2020 will ensure that through its’ partnership with Paws Fur Thought, NS/NU Command can provide this often life saving assistance to our Veterans in need.

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Shown during the presentation in December 2018, left to right

Jocelyn Cousineau, Service Dog Munich, Medric Cousineau, Service Dog Thai, Mike Gingell, all of Paws Fur Thought, Jay Tofflemire, 1st VP NS/NU Command, Kim Gingell, Service Dog Omega of Paws Fur Thought and Paws Fur Thought supporter David Bathurst.