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'This Able Veteran' Pairs Service Dogs with Disabled Vets

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

This Able Veteran is a program that trains service dogs to support veterans with injuries that resulted from their service. The program trains dogs to recognize and respond to signs of trouble. It also provides the veteran with a new teammate. One of the first people to complete the rigorous training program lives in Huntsville. He asked us not to use his real name, so we'll call him "Duane". WLRH's Beth Norwood visited Duane and Gypsy to learn more about This Able Veteran. Here's a portion of their conversation ... 

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