Stories tagged with: Terrance McGlade

March 12, 2014 - 4:04pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

A local hero has been nominated and is in the running for a National award.

Major, a service dog for retired Marine Corps Veteran McGlade, was rescued from a hoarding situation in Detroit in May of 2011. Since his rescue, he has undergone training with Stiggy's Dogs.

Stiggy’s Dogs is a nonprofit organization that provides military veterans living with PTSD and TBI another method of healing through service and companion dogs. It was founded to carry on the compassion...

August 28, 2013 - 7:39pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Stiggy's Dogs, is a non profit organization based out of Michigan, that trains rescued dogs to become service dogs for veterans. According to Stiggy's, studies have shown that 1 in 8 soldiers returning from the middle east today will suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Studies also show that 82% of PTSD patients, who have been provided with a service dog, have seen an decrease in those symptoms.

"We are losing the fight," said Marine Veteran Terrance...

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