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Program Helping Veterans On South Coast With Therapy Dogs

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We’re coming up on Memorial Day weekend, a time when we remember the men and women who paid the ultimate price to serve our country in uniform.

It’s also a chance to think about those who tens of thousands of veterans who live on the Central and South Coasts. Some still live with physical and mental scars from combat.

Lance Orozco has the story of a new program on the South Coast which is trying to help some veterans with canine therapy.

Find the Ventura County Chapter of "Pets For Vets" here.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.