The Foundation is an independent charity established to help injured, wounded and disadvantaged serving and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families, and supports the Defence Community Dogs program.
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The Defence Community Dogs program provides assistance dogs to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and other related conditions. It is a specialised dog training program which rescues abandoned dogs and trains them through correctional facilities to assist veterans. The assistance dogs are provided to veterans at no cost. It is a unique WIN:WIN:WIN program which gives dogs, inmates and veterans a second chance at life.
Simply email [email protected] and request an ‘Applying for a PTSD Dog’ fact sheet, and an application form.