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Free service dogs help vets with stress, anxiety


November 4, 2018

MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Fresh from basic training, a 7-month-old pup is ready to move forward with his mission to help calm a veteran coping with post-traumatic stress.

Gunny, a husky-pit bull mix, needs a home and companion.

"The biggest thing for us right now is we want to get a veteran for this guy," said dog trainer Ted DeNofio of Ted's Pet Country Club.

Gunny is the first dog trained through the N.J. Dogs of Honor partnership. DeNofio is teaming with Diana Pitman, director of the Cumberland County Department of Veterans' Affairs, and Maurice River Township officials to assist Cumberla...

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