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:
Below is a one-page summary of the PAWS Act:
You’ll be hearing a lot more about the PAWS Act in the weeks to come, especially how you can help.