Helping veterans with invisible injuries

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WUSA9 wants to help veterans with invisible injuries, so we’re supporting a bill called the PAWS Act. That stands for Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers.

It would authorize a five-year, $10,000,000 pilot program starting next year to provide trained service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress.

Below is the bill:

PAWS Act of 2017 by wusa9 on Scribd

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Below is a one-page summary of the PAWS Act: 

PAWS Act Summary by wusa9 on Scribd

You’ll be hearing a lot more about the PAWS Act in the weeks to come, especially how you can help.