President Biden signs PAWS Act, allowing VA to fund the training of service dogs for veterans

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President Biden signs PAWS Act, allowing VA to fund the training of service dogs for veterans

From 13 News Now by First Coast News Staff, Casey Feindt

President Biden signed the PAWS Act into law Wednesday.

The PAWS ACT, or 'Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members for Veterans Therapy Act,' authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to create a pilot program on dog training therapy that will provide dog-training skills and service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses.

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