Service dogs play key role in helping veterans in this region

From left, Art Lehr, Joe Marks and Mikael Green of American Legion Post 567 and Guy Sheble of Silver Paw Ranch are shown with service dogs that are helping area veterans. Submitted photo

There’s a reason dogs are referred to as “man’s best friend.”

Dogs have been companions to humans for years upon years, providing comfort, protection and friendship. The American Legion, a nonprofit organization which assists veterans, is utilizing dogs to help disabled veterans.

Through its service dog...

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