Veteran Application Apply for a Battle Buddy Apply Here PAWWS Veteran Application Please fill out the form completely. Thank You! Name:* Phone:*Email:* Check here to receive email updates Address:* Branch* Army U.S.M.C Navy Air Force Coast Guard Status* Active Guard / Reserves Veteran Honorable Discharge* Yes No N/A Conflicts Served in:* Medical Diagnosis/Symptoms* Post-Traumatic Stress Traumatic Brain Injury Depression Anxiety Mobility Issues Other Do you have any pets?: * Yes No Please give a brief description of yourself, how a service dog can improve your recovery, and/or anything you would like us to know about you.Note:* I agree by clicking this check box I attest that all of the information I have provided in this application is true and correct. I understand that filling out an application does not guarantee acceptance into PAWWS or a service dog. I understand that if I paired with a service dog, I will sign a contract and this application will become part of that contract. If any information contained in this application is found to be false, I understand that the adoption contract will be considered null and void, and the dog may be reclaimed.CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Requirements: Must be a service connected combat veteran Veteran must have an honorable discharge and be in good standing with the law Veteran is clinically diagnosed with PTSD Veteran has undergone therapy/treatment for PTSD Clean from all addictions for a minimum of 3 years Veteran needs a letter of recommendation from a doctor recommending a service dog Veteran must have a stable home environment and living at the same address for at least 6 months Some knowledge of dogs is required There are no other dogs at the home unless they are certified therapy dogs through Therapy Dogs International Veteran must fulfill all training requirements (80–120 hours of training with the dog prior to placement depending on experience) Once placed with our service dog, monthly training 2 hours or more depending on needsrs or more Veteran must sign PAWWS agreement and uphold the highest standard of a working relationship with PTSD service dog. PAWWS owns all service dogs unless otherwise agreed upon If service dog is adopted to veteran at his/her request, PAWWS no longer pays for service dog expenses or is liable for any expenses in the future You will be asked to send one of the following documents related to your status (Active Duty, Retired, Veteran) once your application is received: DD Form 214 Retired ID card Active Duty ID card DD Form 214 Retired ID card Active Duty ID card You can request a copy of your DD Form 214 from the National Archives Veterans' Service Records.