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Paco, Heroic Service Dog

Bill is a disabled veteran who suffers physically and emotionally from his duty as a U.S. Marine. Paco is his heroic service dog funded by the Dog Bless You project and trained by Saint Francis Service Dogs.

Paco gives Bill the courage to go out into public places without anxiety. Paco inspires Bill to get out of the house, do more, and to make friends. The most important thing about having Paco is that Bill is able to take him everywhere he goes. This gives Bill more choices, more independence, more freedom, and more confidence.

Bill says, “Before Paco, I was very lonely. Now, with Paco beside me, I am me again.”