Organization is trying to raise millions to match rescue animals with veterans in need

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) — An organization pairing veterans with support dogs is trying to raise millions of dollars.

Meet Bobby.

She’s a four-year-old Yellow Law rescue dog who, through a program that has already helped seven thousand vets, also helped rescue veteran Becca Stephens.

The program has a waiting list until 2026.

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K9’s for Warriors is seeking $2.5 million to quadruple its efforts to match rescue animals with veterans in need.

“I suffered from PTSD and an opiate addiction, and she completely changed the way I experience the world and myself. I’ve been sober for almost four years now thanks to her and K9s for the Warriors, and to the support that has been given to K9s for the Warriors. So without Bobbi, there’s no doubt I wouldn’t be here right now,” Stephens said.

All dogs matched with veterans are rescue animals adopted from a shelter.

The link to donate is here

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