Additionally, 82% of K9’s for Warriors graduates reported a reduction in suicidal ideations. After gathering specific data before entering into the program, the survey notated that almost 75% of their warriors tried to take their own lives. So in conclusion, these service dogs are saving their lives and providing a great service back to our warriors.
After having their service dogs for some time it was concluded that the cortisol levels, which is our response to stress, for these warriors were returning to normal levels. How did they possibly measure this?