Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Veteran With PTSD Service Dog Kicked Out of Mall

Veteran kicked out of mall for having service dog
13 News Now
Arrianee LeBeau
November 23, 2015
Brown said the experience immediately triggered his anxiety, sending him into a panic attack.
CHESAPEAKE, Va (WVEC) -- Joshua Brown is a veteran that requires the assistance of a service dog, because he suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has had his current dog for about a year, and said she helps him get back to living a normal life.

"She's definitely helped me with being able to go out in public places with crowds," said Brown.

Last Friday, Brown said he was kicked out of Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, because of his service dog. Brown's dog trainer -- a psychiatrist and another veteran -- were walking the animals around the mall to get them both comfortable in public places.
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