We support veterans with the following services:
Provide veterinary medical care for retired Military Working Dogs (MWD)
Provide veterinary medical care for service animals of veterans who are medically retired due to service related injuries to include PTSD
Provide service dogs for veterans where it is determined that a service animal might benefit the treatment for that veteran
Cover extraordinary veterinary medical expenses for pets of active duty personnel, not every day or ordinary procedures like vaccination, worming, etc.
*as determined by our board
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Human–canine bonding is the relationship between dogs and humans. This bond can be traced back at least 15,000 years. According to the human-canine
A study conducted by J.S.J Odendaal in 2003 showed that when humans pet dogs, their bodies release oxytocin, a hormone associated with not only happiness, but bonding and affection as well. According to the social support theory, animals are a source of social support and companionship, which are necessary for well-being.
We here at Hank and Eli’s Fund know all too well how this bond has helped our veterans.