PTSD service dogs at work
Few people think twice when they see a service dog working with someone who's visually impaired. In fact, dogs are now used to help people with a variety of disabilities -- from epilepsy to autism.
But some soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder, who have turned to service dogs to help them cope, are running into some obstacles. They say the military and Veterans Affairs aren't ready to welcome these dogs into the workplace, or as a claimable expense. CBC Reporter Julie Ireton prepared this documentary on one veterans' fight to keep his dog while on the job.