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Meet Dak, the puppy training to assist a military veteran suffering from PTSD

Once he completes 18 months of training, Dak will be paired with a military veteran.
Credit: Baylor Scott & White Health
Dak will undergo 18 months of socialization and task-specific training before becoming a PTSD service dog.

Dak the puppy may seem adorable right now, but his ultimate purpose is a lot greater than looking cute.

The golden retriever puppy will eventually be a service dog for a veteran diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dak, named after the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, will spend the next 18 months going through socialization and task-specific training.

Baylor Scott & White Health, Canine Companions for Independence, and the Dallas Cowboys teamed up to announced an expanded training program at BSW's Kinkeade Campus.

Puppy Dak is just a small piece of the expanded program.

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