Guardians of Rescue
Reuniting returning military veterans with their best friends, is the never-ending goal of one organization.
So far, Guardians of Rescue’s Paws Of War program has placed 22 rescue dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD.
Daja Lacey, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, will be united with a therapy dog named Tank — a rescued pit bull that has been specially-trained to help Lacey battle the condition.
On Wednesday, the 6-year-old lab/retriever mix known as Midnight was finally up for adoption after receiving medical treatment and being quarantined for six months to make sure he didn’t have rabies.
Midnight has been nursed back to health and will be going home Wednesday with members of the group Guardians of Rescue.
Queenie, a Cane Corso, has been recovering at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville since she was found severely emaciated at an apartment in Coram last month.
Vets said Queenie, a Cane Corso, was found severely emaciated and had gone weeks without food.
Patrons expressed concern that the Arowana fish, which has grown to more than 2-feet-long, was too big to move around in his small tank at TOMO Restaurant in Jackson Heights.
The injuries on these cats are horrific,” Guardians of Rescue’s Karen Svonik said. “Two of the mamas were sitting on the shelter, shaking together, the babies strewn about the colony. Somebody viciously pulled the babies out and proceeded to crush them with some type of object.”
The four dogs were saved by an Army-Marine robotics unit stationed in Afghanistan, but after the soldiers were forced to leave their location, their battle buddies were left without a home.
While on deployment, two soldiers rescued two dogs, Savannah and Trigger, from the streets and brought them back to camp where they were provided food, water, shelter and love.