Veteranclaims’s Blog

October 7, 2012

VA’s Service Dog Exclusion, Effective Oct. 5, 2012

Full article at:
Where’s Fido? VA may prevent funding for PTSD service dogs

Thursday – 10/4/2012, 9:00am EDT
By Michael O’Connell

“A new VA directive set to go into effect on Oct. 5 would limit that benefit to veterans with physical disabilities, according to a press release from Sen. Charles E. Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) office. The exclusion of veterans with mental disabilities would continue pending the results of an internal VA study, which is due to be completed in 2014.”

VA Directive, Federal Record:
Service Dogs

“The Exclusion of Benefits for Mental Health Service Dogs Is Not Unlawful”

“The Exclusion of Benefits for Mental Health Service Dogs Is Not Unreasonable”

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