Pets for Vets celebrates 1 year of service


WHEN HE MAKES HIS ANNOUNCEMENT, CHRISTIE WILL BE THE 14TH REPUBLICAN TO SEEK THE NOMINATION. HELPING VETERANS AND RESCUING ANIMALS — THAT’S THE MISSION OF A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION WITH A CHAPTER RIGHT HERE IN MAINE. WMTW NEWS 8’S MORGAN STURDIVANT HAS A CLOSER LOOK AT PETS FOR VETS. MORGAN? MORGAN: IT IS A WIN-WIN. THE CUMBERLAND ANIMAL CLINIC IS BEHIND THE CAUSE, THEY ARE CELEBRATING WITHH AN OPEN HOUSE. THERE IS SADIE, A MINIATURE DOBERMAN PINSCHER, SHE WILL BE PAIRED WITH VETERAN. THEY SAY THERE ARE MANY BENEFITS FOR VETERANS, INCLUDING HELPING THEM COPE WITH PTSD. MARIANNE: YOU CAN JUST SEE THE JOY, AND THE VETERANS TELL US THAT THEY ARE JUST FEELING SO MUCH BETTER. THEY’RE NOT HAVING THOSE SYMPTOMS THAT THEY OFTEN HAVE WITH PTSD OR THEIR DEPRESSION, AND THEY’RE GETTING OUT MORE AND JUST ENJOYING LIFE. MORGAN: THE CUMBERLAND ANIMAL CLINIC ALSO HELPS WITH TREATING THE PETS. APPLYING IS EASY, TOO. YOU CAN DO IT RIGHT ONLINE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PETS FOR VETS, YOU CAN FIND A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE, WMTW.COM. PETS FOR VETS WILL ALSO BE AT THE SEA DOGS GAME TOMORROW, WEATHER PERMITTING. IN THE STUDIO TONIGHT, MORGAN

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