Saturday, January 16, 2016

Three Tours of Duty, PTSD Service Dog Not Allowed in Day's Inn

Veteran and service dog denied hotel room 
WFSB
Kevin Hogan
January 15, 2016
Derrick served three tours of duty in the middle east from 2005-2009. In 2006, he suffered a brain injury following an IED explosion while on patrol.
(CNN) – Meet the Ferringtons, Meagan and Derrick, their two toddlers and chesty, Derrick’s two year old service animal who helps to control his PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder. “His whole purpose is to be there for me to calm me down. When I get down he brings me up. Gets me out of the house,” said Derrick Ferrington.

This Colchester family is spending the next couple of weeks in a hotel because their house is undergoing mold remediation. read more here