Stiggy's Dogsis a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization thattransforms shelter dogs into individually trained Psychiatric Service Animals for our military veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury at no cost to the veteran. Like guide dogs for the blind, Psychiatric Service Dogs aid people with mental illnesses and traumatic brain injury. These dogs are taught specific tasks ranging from: reminding veterans to take their medicine, waking them up from a nightmare or alarm clock ringing, to directing them through a crowd.
All of our dogs are rescued. They come from rescue organizations, shelters, animal control agencies and humane societies. We believe that many mixed breed and rescue dogs can make wonderful service dogs and provide a mutually beneficial relationship with a veteran living with PTSD and/or TBI.
By rescuing shelter dogs and providing our military veterans living with PTSD and TBI with psychiatric service animals, we are “Rescuing One to Rescue Another.”