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Veteran/Dog Teams

George and Shadow

George and Shadow

For many years, my PTSD was treated with multiple medications. Despite those prescriptions, I remained anxious. I had no desire to get off the lounger, to go out, or to accomplish anything.

Since bonding with Shadow, I am less frustrated and anxious. Some meds have been eliminated and others decreased. I found myself looking forward to the days I was scheduled for SBF training.

Due to Jamie’s knowledge, skills and patient encouragement, I enjoyed learning how a dog thinks. I am willing to go to new places with Shadow and reconnect with the world. I can count on her to “watch my back.”

I am, also, grateful for Shadow’s help with my balance and for her retrieving my dropped objects. Thank you to the entire SBF staff for “my little shadow,” my friend.

Our Impact

  • Graduated Veteran/Dog Teams


  • Rescued Arizona Homeless Dogs


  • Our Goal for Veterans Served in 2024


  • Training Hours Provided in 2023


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