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After leaving the Navy, Alessandra noticed she was struggling with PTSD related symptoms and felt like she was losing some of her independence in life. So, she reached out to the Veterans Assitance Dogs of Texas who, with the help of The Petco Foundation, partnered her with a service dog named Kota. It's incredible what animals can do to help improve the lives of humans, and the heartwarming bond between Alessandra and Kota is a beautiful example of that.

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