A nonprofit program that trains service dogs for military veterans has also benefited prison inmates, who are thankful for the opportunity.
Andrew Dale started making pins as a hobby in 1999. But after Sept. 11, that "hobby" quickly turned into a full-fledged business.
Some veterans are turning to birds as therapy or emotional support animals thanks to Parrots for Patriots, a program started by Chris Driggins.
At his Florida ranch, decorated veteran Tice Ridley welcomes fellow veterans with PTSD in need of friendship, fun and supportive services.
Capt. Molly Mae Potter's post-traumatic stress disorder was crippling after a rocket attack in Afghanistan — until a lovable dog came along.
Paralympic athletes and military veterans Brad Snyder and Christy Gardner have formed a tight bond with their service dogs on their journey back from traumatic...
TODAY followed 92-year-old veteran Annabelle Weiss and her service dog, Joe, around for the day.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Matt Hatala knows that a dog can bring out the best in a person, especially when what's best in him has gone missing for a while.
Each Veterans Day, we celebrate the men and women who fight to protect our country. But our support doesn't need to be limited to one day.
When veteran Jack Cotter, who is considered disabled, was told he'd never compete with his dog Tucker, he proved them wrong.
It was a day of firsts for Charlie! TODAY's puppy with a purpose took his first big road trip this week and got the chance to put some of his training to the...
Service dogs help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder through various commands and detecting their owner's emotions.
Irwin Stovroff, a 94-year-old who served in World War II, has helped 250 veterans and their families find hope with the aid of service dogs.
Randall Dexter, a veteran with PTSD, found new purpose when Ricochet, a surfing therapy dog, entered his life. And now they're giving back.
Paying their last respects: Michigan teens serve as pallbearers for homeless veterans who would have been buried alone.
Decorated Amy veteran Karolyn Smith fought hard in Baghdad and now she's fighting for her fellow veterans and amputee cats.
Marine veteran John Welch thinks of his life in two parts: the man he was before he met his service dog, Onyx, and the man he is now.
A bomb-sniffing war dog was remembered during a touching memorial Sept. 10 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Kentucky.
Tom the cat gives the gifts of comfort and love to veterans at Salem VA Medical Center when they are seriously ill or close to death.
U.S. Navy veteran Joe Worley shares the impact his service dog, Benjamin, has made on his life, both physically and mentally.
A new nonprofit, Honor Everywhere, is helping veterans like never before, allowing them to travel around the country from the comfort of their own home.
After angrily responding to a nasty note about her using a veterans-only parking space, a female U.S. Navy veteran has received an apology from her anonymous...
Navy veteran Rebecca Landis Hayes responded to a 'disappointing' note on her windshield scolding her for using veterans-only parking.