5 Things Everybody Should Know About Service Dogs
The feeling of joy and excitement when we see service dogs is almost uncontainable. Most of us love dogs and love to see them out in public while we’re eating, shopping and going about our lives. They’re novel, fluffy and well behaved, and ohhhhhhh we just want to pet it so much! That being said, the people that have service dogs have to deal with this excitement with almost everybody they meet. It’s ok to be excited, but there are a few things everybody should know about ser
What is PTSD?
Today, I'm going to ask a very important question: what is PTSD? We often associate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with war veterans and people in similarly horrendous situations, but it's actually a much more common problem than we might realize. In fact, an estimated 7.8% of all Americans will experience PTSD at some point during their lifetimes, and about 5.2 million adults aged 18 to 54 have PTSD during the course of a year. (1) So, how is PTSD such a common thing? Many d