Hello Family and Friends!!
I am in need of your help. For the past 3 years I have suffered from debilitating anxiety, depression, and what is called complex PTSD. Most of these symptoms bubbled up after my return from Afghanistan as a combat medic with the Army and some I have been suffering through my whole life.
I am no longer keeping quiet about this and have started on a path of recovery. My psychologist, psychiatrist, and I have agreed that a service dog may greatly increase my quality of life; hopefully allowing me to return to work and even go back to school!
Unfortunately, organizations that provide dogs have a 2-4 year waiting list, and only train larger dogs. I am in need of a smaller canine and the help sooner rather than later.
My father has graciously found a puppy for me to train myself through CPT, an organization here in Atlanta, though the cost is still astronomical for me where my only income right now is my VA disability.
I've never asked for help like this before, but it is with an a open heart that I ask for any financial help that you may be able to give. The money will go towards the cost of the training, and if enough is raised, towards basic needs for the dog and veterinary/spaying services.
Thank you for taking the time to read this. I love you all and God bless.