H.R.198 - Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: H.R.198 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Introduced in House (01/06/2011)
Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program for assessing the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms through a therapeutic medium of service dog training and handling for veterans with disabilities. Requires such program to be carried out at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers that can provide training areas for such purposes.