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Debbie Kandoll of Ft. Bliss, Tex., protests Army policy barring her dogs from recognition as service dogs for injured soldiers

debbe KFT. BLISS, Texas & WASHINGTON, D.C.  (WUSA) – “I lost who I was. I lost all feeling. I lost the ability to love,” says Pfc. Brandy Dagle, fighting back tears.  Dagle, stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas was so depressed she says she was near suicide. The PTSD she developed while serving in Afghanistan was too much to bear until she was prescribed Tasha, her military service dog.

“Having a service dog, I’m gaining to love back,” says Dagle.


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