Dogs of War (2014): S01E05 – Ron

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Ron disarmed explosives in Iraq, and once home he hid symptoms of his PTSD well. Now he is in the Paws & Stripes programme and having trouble hiding his real problems with alcohol. Can Jim and Lindsey help him and… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E04 – Thomas

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Jim and Lindsey meet Thomas, a veteran with a unique case of PTSD that stems from more than just trauma in combat – but who will not talk about what happened. Can they find the truth about his story –… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E03 – Stephanie

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Stephanie is a young wife, mom and veteran, haunted by memories of her year as a prison guard in Iraq. She puts on a happy face to her husband and two kids, but PTSD brings her face-to-face with dark moments… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E02- Duane

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Duane was one of the first veterans Jim and Lindsey helped. But his service dog can no longer help him and he has been thrown back into a downward spiral of depression and PTSD. Can Jim and Lindsey pull him… Read More

Dogs of War (2014): S01E01 – Michael

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Michael is a devoted father, husband and veteran who has struggled with severe PTSD for the last decade. Plagued with night terrors, Michael has reached his breaking point and comes to Jim and Lindsey at Paws and Stripes for help.… Read More

Dogs of War Reality TV Series Overview

Introduction Veterans struggling with PTSD are paired with service dogs as they undergo rehabilitation. Outline Man’s best friend is living up to its moniker in this docuseries. It presents stories of shelter dogs trained to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder re-acclimate to civilian life. Each hourlong episode chronicles the rigorous process involved with… Read More

War Dogs (1943)

Introduction War Dogs is 1943 American one-reel World War II animated cartoon directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Released with the film Best Foot Forward by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, its main theme is war dogs training that is shown with one yellow dim-witted dog. Outline The cartoon is a mockumentary about the secret canine war unit… Read More

To Be Of Service (2019)

Introduction A documentary film about veterans with PTSD who find that, after other treatments fall short, a service dog helps them return to an independent feeling life. Outline 2019 marks producer/director Josh Aronson’s latest documentary, To Be Of Service, a feature documentary that explores complex stories of veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the… Read More