Thank you Pets for Vets! My name is Michael Mastriana, and I would like to express my gratitude and joy that the Columbus Chapter of Pets for Vets has given me.
Pets for Vets is a great program. When they helped me get Princess it was an amazing experience. The timing was perfect. I had lost everything...
I did an internet search after my doctor talked about getting a pet. I found Pets for Vets in Columbus. I apperciate the work the chapter has done; they've been there to help me through this.
Casey describes his bond with Jazzy as being “incredible” and a “gift”. “When I come home from work she’s always there at the door waiting for me, when I open the door I feel like I just got home from a deployment and I’m home to see my family and it’s just a great feeling.
Staff Sergeant Jose Pila returned from tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom suffering from PTSD, TBI and physical injuries. He came to Pets for Vets plagued by nightmares, high anxiety and hyper vigilance.