Entries by Amanda

Purina Salute to Service Award kicks off 6th annual Dog Chow “Service Dog Salute” program, which will reach $1M in Donations to Help Connect More Military Veterans with PTSD Service Dogs

Award kicks off 6th annual Dog Chow “Service Dog Salute” program, which will reach $1M in Donations to Help Connect More Military Veterans with PTSD Service Dogs St. LOUIS, June 26, 2023 – As part of its 5th annual Service Dog Salute program, Purina® Dog Chow® is launching the brand’s Visible Impact Award in partnership with […]

Leadership Changes for Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans

For Immediate Release Leadership Changes for Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans Arlington, Virginia (March 15, 2023) Today, the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) is pleased to announce leadership changes with their board of directors & executive team. Amanda Baity has been appointed Interim Executive Director as of March 10, […]

First of Its Kind Study from Purdue University Connects Service Dogs to Decreased PTSD Symptoms Among War Veterans

(Ponte Vedra, Fla.) –  Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine partnered with K9s For Warriors in a ground-breaking study which assessed the efficacy of service dogs in lowering Post-traumatic Stress symptoms among veterans.  Results published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology reveal that veterans suffering from PTSD exhibited better mental health and well-being […]

Members of Congress Recognized for Leadership

Leash of Leadership Awards   Washington, D.C. (July 19, 2017)–  The Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans (ASDPMV) honored several members of Congress in an awards ceremony this afternoon on Capitol Hill. The Leash of Leadership Awards recognized those who have gone above and beyond to assist with ASDPMV member organizations, who provide […]

DeSantis Introduces Service Dog Legislation

Washington, DC — Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) today reintroduced the bipartisan Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act in order to expand access to service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). DeSantis is joined in this effort by Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08) as well as Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Sen. Cory Booker […]