Patriot Rehabilitation of Untrained Dogs

Kentucky Humane Society Partners with Active Heroes to Help Dogs & Veterans

Louisville, Ky., – Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) has announced a new dog training program that matches veterans and active military personnel with at-risk shelter dogs. KHS is partnering with Active Heroes, a nonprofit dedicated to preventing military suicides, on this new initiative. The Patriot Rehabilitation of Untrained Dogs (PROUD) program will train participants how to provide behavioral rehabilitation to shelter dogs that are considered difficult to adopt because of behavioral issues. These issues may include extreme shyness and fear, lack of manners, overstimulation, hyperactivity or barrier reactivity—meaning they bark, growl or lunge while in a kennel but not when they are…