H.R.198 - Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act as introduced.
  • Official: Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act as introduced.

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Michael Grimm

R-NY

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Official Summary

Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program for assessing the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms through a therapeutic medium of service dog training and handlin

Official Summary

Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program for assessing the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms through a therapeutic medium of service dog training and handling for veterans with disabilities. Requires such program to be carried out at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers that can provide training areas for such purposes.

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