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Walter Reed's Facility Dogs Make an Impact: Jennifer Ignacio

Jennifer Ignacio, a physical therapist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, speaks on the impacts of facility dogs at Walter Reed in the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, June 28, 2023. Walter Reed's facility dogs initially undergo traditional service dog training with an accredited outside organization, and at Walter Reed they go through an additional training to become "facility dogs" to work in a clinical setting. (DOD video by Ricardo J. Reyes and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brett Walker)

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  • Link to Video: Ryan Mackey, a patient at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, speaks on the impacts of facility dogs at Walter Reed in the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, June 28, 2023. Walter Reed's facility dogs initially undergo traditional service dog training with an accredited outside organization, and at Walter Reed they go through an additional training to become "facility dogs" to work in a clinical setting. (DOD video by Ricardo J. Reyes and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brett Walker) Ryan Mackey, a patient at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, speaks on the impacts of facility dogs at Walter ...

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  • Link to Video: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Anna Burke , a dog handler at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, speaks on the impacts of facility dogs at Walter Reed in the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, June 28, 2023. Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Anna Burke , a dog handler at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, speaks on the ...

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  • Link to Video: Hospital Corpsman Ajanae Rodriguez, assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's emergency department, speaks on the impacts of facility dogs at Walter Reed in the Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed in Bethesda, Maryland, June 28, 2023. Hospital Corpsman Ajanae Rodriguez, assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's emergency department, ...

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  • Link to Video: What are facility dogs? The Uniformed Services University is the only medical school in the country that has facility dogs to serve their medical students and staff. What are facility dogs? The Uniformed Services University is the only medical school in the country that has facility ...

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  • Link to Video: The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) facility dog program recently expanded with the addition of an enthusiastic two-year-old Labrador retriever named Grover. Grover officially reported for duty at USU during an enlistment ceremony on campus Feb. 28, where he was made an Army sergeant and combat medic in honor of the role and contributions of enlisted personnel at the university. The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) facility dog program recently expanded with the addition ...

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  • Link to Video: LC, a U.S. Navy facility dog, greets and interacts with Sailors and staff assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Oct. 13. SAN DIEGO (Oct. 13, 2020) LC, a U.S. Navy facility dog, greets and interacts with Sailors and staff assigned to Naval ...

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