From the Daily Journal in Franklin, IN…
The nightmares, anxiety and depression kept coming back.
Lois Schenk served for more than 20 years in the U.S. Navy, completing five deployments and being stationed around the world. But after retiring from the military in December, the trauma of her service stayed with her. She was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, and searched for a way to combat it.
In a 2-year-old golden retriever named Mosku, she found her solution.
“Just to have an animal around me to help me feel safe,” she said. ”If I’m having a bad day or something frustrates me, the anxiety and nervous attacks come up. So this is so nice.”
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