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

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.