Pilot Program for Service Dog Care

On August 18th, the Department of Veteran Affairs released a statement saying that they will be implementing a pilot program to determine if they will offer veterinary care for service dogs assisting veterans.  The statement reads, “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it is piloting a protocol to implement veterinary health benefits for mobility service dogs approved for Veterans with a chronic impairment that substantially limits mobility associated with mental health disorders. ”

More information can be found at the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs by clicking here.