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Dogs ease veterans' trauma at Bay Area VA center

MENLO PARK — The black Labrador retriever knew something was wrong. He refused to leave the side of Sandro Navarro, repeatedly nuzzling the troubled man, trying to comfort him. It was the anniversary of that terrible 2003 day in Iraq when Navarro was the first to arrive at a blast scene that killed two friends […]

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Dogs trained to help war veterans

updated 2:23 PM EST, Tue November 5, 2013 Former Army Spc. Karl Fleming rarely ventured outside before he got Kuchar, a service dog trained to help soldiers. This Veteran’s Day, join HLN for a special tribute to service dogs: Stories of Courage: K9s for Warriors, premieres Monday, November 11, on HLN at 7 p.m. ET. […]

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