Why Don’t We Fight For Our Veterans As Much as We Fight For Our Dogs?

Brunette boy with glasses, laying on the floor with his left arm wrapped around his black and white dog.
Image Credit: Donna Hoffmeyer

Our dog is dying. She is 16 years old, deaf, has cancer, survived a surgery they didn’t think she’d be able to undergo, and has lived 3 years beyond what our veterinarian has statistically seen with this type of cancer. We were convinced she was immortal.

Four days ago, she stopped eating and could not stand on her own. That’s when we knew the…

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TAKING OFF THE ARMOR

TAKING OFF THE ARMOR

Hi! I am a Veteran, Mom, nurse, writer, educator, blogger, and podcaster. Here to share issues impacting military transition. (Which impacts civilians too.)