Operation Freedom Paws
Veterans with [PTSD, TBI] and [Mobility Challenged] – Service Dogs
located in San Martin, CA
Contact: (408) 683-9010
Service Area: CA
Serving: Veterans with [PTSD, TBI, CPTS] and [Mobility Challenged]
Description: Founded in January 2010, Operation Freedom Paws is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (located in San Martin, CA) that matches dogs with individuals who have Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Complex-Post Traumatic Stress (CPTS) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) symptoms, or other physical, neurological, psychological or mobility needs.
You will be part of the process of training your own service animal and once the training is complete certify them. Most of the dogs come from rescue shelters. Each is then matched to a specific client’s physical and psychological needs. There is no charge – all they ask is a commitment to complete the 48-week training program.
This unique opportunity enables you to feel safe and secure, and to able to manage your day-to-day lives. The very special therapeutic canine-human relationship helps you get back out in your communities and begin to view your future with renewed hope.
Application (review their guidelines under Apply/Process).