Veterans returning from combat often struggle with PTSD or emotional trauma as they transition back to civilian life. Pets for Vets matches carefully selected shelter dogs with veterans in need of therapeutic healing, saving animal and human lives.
The Pets for Vets program provides powerful therapeutic and practical benefits for veterans through the quiet, unconditional love of a pet. Dogs have been proven to help with:
Program participants must be veterans of the United States Military serving after 1990 and:
Contact the Veterans Program Manager for an application.
2890 Mitchell Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Wed - Thurs: Noon - 6 pm
Fri: Noon - 7 pm
Sat - Sun: Noon - 6 pm
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
ARF needs your help to save more lives! Together we can make a difference.
ARF has received Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating for 10 years running.