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Veteran Brad Livingston finds comfort and relief from PTSD when he spends time with Roxie, a Belgian Malinois.(Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Service dog Roxie provides therapy for veteran with PTSD

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A Menahga man is bringing awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with the help of his service dog.

Brad Livingston, a Gulf and Iraq war veteran, has paired up with Roxie, a Belgian Malinois, to control his PTSD and help other veterans.


He served in the first Gulf War from 1990-91 as a combat medic and Licensed Practical Nurse and served in Iraq from 2005-06 on his last tour.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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