Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Congress passes service dog legislation for veterans

The senate passed a bill to start a program that provides service dogs to veterans.

Al Franken was author of the bill that provides dogs to help with service members who suffer from emotional as well as physical problems stemming from war.

The cost of each dog is about $20,000 plus. The money will be provided by the government and the dogs provided free.

The goal is to provide hundreds of dogs.

Read more on this story at the Star Tribune website.

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