Steve Waugh works on sit/stays with his service dog, “Sophie,” at the Big Paws Canine Academy in Aynor. Waugh, a Vietnam and Gulf War veteran, suffers from a traumatic brain injury and has mobility issues from his time in service. Disabled veterans and their service dogs are trained by Marine veteran Steve Slavic at the Big Paws Canine Academy.
Steve Waugh works on sit/stays with his service dog, “Sophie,” at the Big Paws Canine Academy in Aynor. Waugh, a Vietnam and Gulf War veteran, suffers from a traumatic brain injury and has mobility issues from his time in service. Disabled veterans and their service dogs are trained by Marine veteran Steve Slavic at the Big Paws Canine Academy. JASON LEE jlee@thesunnews
Steve Waugh works on sit/stays with his service dog, “Sophie,” at the Big Paws Canine Academy in Aynor. Waugh, a Vietnam and Gulf War veteran, suffers from a traumatic brain injury and has mobility issues from his time in service. Disabled veterans and their service dogs are trained by Marine veteran Steve Slavic at the Big Paws Canine Academy. JASON LEE jlee@thesunnews

Big Paws Canine strives to connect veterans with service animals

April 07, 2016 03:55 PM